InnSep presented the results of the high pressure testing at the Statoil Rotvoll and the first commercial application of the principle for the Grane plattform. The presentation will be made available on this page shortly. Below are the videos used in the presentation.
Video above: Cleaning of diesel exhaust from a watercooled diesel exhaust system, demonstrated by Jon Baklien at Eagleburgmann. This is the prototype of the system delivered for installation on the Grane field plattform. The video is from the Teknisk Ukeblad article on the InnSep nomination for innovation award: http://www.tu.no/artikler/det-startet-med-en-drill-og-en-stalskrubb-na-vil-grunderne-rense-eksos-og-gass-med-teknologien/275620
EagleBurgmann Norway AS har manufactured and pressure-tested the Lynx for Dry Gas Seal application successfully at 330 bar. It will be deployed this September, marking the start of the first effective solution for protecting the extremely sensitive dry gas seal systems, regardless of brand or manufacturer.
This is the type of disruptive innovaton that is possible when leading minds in the industry work together.
The Lynx Dry Gas Seal was rapidly prototyped at the InnSep/NTNU laboratories in Trondheim and EagleBurgmann laboratories at Skedsmokorset, outside of Oslo. Datapoints from the STATOIL High Pressure testing in Rotvoll, Trondheim, were used to optimize the final design parameters. EagleBurgmann project managers Jon Baklien (right, picture), and Claes Wilhelmsson (midde, picture) regard rapid prototyping and deployment as a crucial service to the oil industry. With increasing maintenance costs, rising challenges of gas processing and more autonomous operations, efficient innovation processes are the critical element in securing plant integrity and operation stability for operators.
The InnSep stand has generated significant amounts of attention, together with the nomination of the innovation award at ONS. Several international government officials were interested in the innovation process that is capable of lifting research from fundamental discoveries to applied science such as InnSep Lynx scrubber.
For the upcoming Joint Industry Project we are still considering partnerships, we may plan with multiple field installes tailored to each participating operator.
Visit us at Stand 850 in Hall 8 at ONS for more information and a demonstration of our prototype.