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PFP Jacket Solution for Challenging Environmental Conditions in Kashagan Field

PFP Jacket Solution for Challenging Environmental Conditions in Kashagan Field The challenge The offshore Kashagan field is in Kazakhstan's zone of the Caspian Sea. During winter, temperatures can fall to -36°C with thick layers of ice forming in this part of the sea. These conditions along with very high hydrogen [...]

Twinwoods significantly reduces boiler maintenance time and cost with ContraFlex® jackets

Twinwoods significantly reduces boiler maintenance time and cost with ContraFlex® jackets The challenge The biomass boilers used by Twinwoods Heat and Power undergo maintenance works every 12 – 18 months. Downtime for this work needs to be minimised because it impacts profitability. Any maintenance work is complicated by the insulation on the [...]

Two ContraFlex® products combined to provide effective solution offshore Malaysia

Two ContraFlex® products combined to provide effective solution offshore Malaysia The challenge Samsung Heavy Industries provided a unique challenge for Advanced Insulation Korea (AIK), requiring cold conservation jackets in combination with Passive Fire Protection (PFP) for jet fire scenarios up to 15 minutes. Located offshore near Malaysia, the liquefied natural gas (LNG) [...]

ContraFlex® delivers efficient retrofit for existing insulation at production facility

ContraFlex® delivers efficient retrofit for existing insulation at production facility The challenge Located in Stratford upon Avon, Yelo, a production facility for rapeseed oil, needed to replace their insulation on boiler doors, with the boilers currently operating between 60°C - 70°C. They were looking for insulation which would provide high [...]

Manuplas® supply high performance installation buoys to Brazilian oil company

Manuplas® supply high performance installation buoys to Brazilian oil company The challenge Located offshore Brazil, an oil company needed an installation buoyancy solution in a range of sizes and operational depths in a very short time frame.   The project also required that the buoyancy modules were easy to install and [...]

Why do I need to protect equipment during winter?

Is your facility ready for winter?  Lee Parnaby from our jackets team, has written a short blog to help you prepare for the colder months... Why do I need to protect equipment during winter? When temperatures fall during winter, your facility could face unexpected challenges, which your maintenance team should [...]

Manuplas® supply bespoke five-piece sprayed bow fender system

Manuplas® supply bespoke five-piece sprayed bow fender system The challenge Our customer, based in Singapore, contacted us when they needed a bow fender solution for one of their oil and gas crew boats delivered and fitted in a very short timeframe. In addition to the short timeframe, the solution had [...]

ContraFlex® solves cold climate challenge at Fort Hills

ContraFlex® solves cold climate challenge at Fort Hills The challenge Korean EPC contractor SK Engineering and Construction needed a Passive Fire Protection (PFP) solution to protect operating equipment including pipelines and valves at Fort Hills oil sand mine. Fort Hills is an open pit mine capable of sustaining a production [...]

Advanced Insulation strengthens Subsea growth opportunities with Bardot acquisition

Advanced Insulation strengthens Subsea growth opportunities with Bardot acquisition Already a leading provider of subsea products, Advanced Insulation is strengthening their Subsea division with the acquisition of Bardot, a French-based specialist who engineer and design all S.U.R.F functions based on polymers, syntactic or steel technologies. As part of the acquisition, a new [...]

New Business Development Manager for Jacket Division

New Business Development Manager for Jacket Division Growing Advanced Insulation’s presence in the UK, Lee Parnaby has recently joined the firm as Business Development Manager and will focus on supporting the growth of their ContraFlex® jacket product range. Having worked on construction projects globally, Lee has significant experience in the Oil & [...]