Amarinth has delivered two separate orders of API 610 pumps, collectively worth £1.2 million, for the West Qurna-2 expansion project in Iraq.
One of the Amarinth API 610 OH1 pumps with specialist Plan 53B seal assist system prior to shipment to Cannon Artes.
เกจแรงดันน้ำ -2, positioned approximately 65 km north-west of the seaport town of Basra, is likely considered one of the world’s largest onshore oilfields. The enlargement venture is anticipated to extend the oilfield’s manufacturing capability from the present four hundred,000 barrels oil per day (bpd) to 480,000 bpd, with a target to realize a total manufacturing capacity of 800,000 bpd by 2025.
The first order, from Cannon Artes, was for seven tremendous duplex API 610 OH1 pumps. The bespoke designed pumps are for a low shear utility and required specialist Plan 53B seal assist methods incorporating air cooled seals and stainless-steel accumulators. All electrical gadgets have been IECEx licensed for use in an ATEX Zone 2 hazardous area. Despite the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic during the design and manufacture, supply was achieved within the required time of simply 32-weeks from order.
The second order, from SICIM, was for 3 super duplex API 610 OH3 vertical in-line pumps for produced water remedy. The large pumps had impellers of over 500mm diameter and the casings, that weigh 1.5 tonnes, have been forged in a foundry in the UK. Plan 53B seal support techniques had been designed to suit inside a constrained footprint and as a end result of the pumps had been destined for an ATEX Zone 2 space, the motors, seal help systems, and instrumentation have been IECEx certified. Witness testing and inspection was undertaken by Bureau Veritas and a full legalised Iraq documentation package was delivered with the pumps. Delivery was achieved on a short 38-weeks, despite the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic.
Oliver Brigginshaw, managing director of Amarinth, stated: “We are delighted to have delivered these pumps to the West Qurna-2 enlargement challenge, additional underlining our commitment to tasks in Iraq and the Middle East. We have efficiently delivered orders beforehand to Cannon Artes, however this was the first order Amarinth has received from SICIM, and we look ahead to enterprise further business with them in the future.”