Thermal Insulation - Subsea - Trelleborg Offshore

Thermal Insulation

Thermal insulation is necessary to avoid formation of hydrate plugs and wax build-up in subsea structures. The build-up begins when the oil or gas composition temperature is not maintained and begins to cool. Without thermal insulation the cold seawater rapidly cools down the oil, forming hydrate or wax blockages making it impossible for a safe flow.

Insulation Covers
  • Proven cover performance
  • Range of installation methods
  • Tailored Design
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A Mobile Coating Facility
  • Onsite coating of thermal insulation, corrosion- and passive fire protection
  • Can be mobilized and transported all over the world within a short time
  • Enables usage of local personnel
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Vikotherm® E1 & E2
  • Thermal stability over a greater range
  • Lower thermal conductivity
  • Increased strength and mechanical stability
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Vikotherm® G3
  • Low thermal conductivity
  • Flexibility and resistance to cracking
  • Enhanced joint strength
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  • Excellent tolerance when exposed to moisture and heat
  • High thermal capacity
  • Limitless operating depth
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Vikotherm® R3
  • High temperature and depth performance
  • Hand applied, no molds necessary
  • Flexible with high adhesion strength
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Vikotherm® P7
  • Extremely durable system
  • Suitable for deep water use
  • High temperature resistance
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Vikotherm® PT
  • Long life service at high depths
  • Flexibility and resistance to cracking
  • Buoyant
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Vikotherm® R2
  • Flexible and robust
  • Hydrolysis resistant
  • Good adhesion to metallic and non-metallic materials
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Vikotherm® S1
  • Increased thermal and hydrolytic stability
  • Improved thermal conductivity and heat capacity
  • Extremely flexible and resistant to cracking
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thermal insulation
Subsea - Vikotherm R2

High level performance for world’s first subsea gas compression facility

Located on the Halten Bank in the Norwegian Sea, about 200 km from mid-Norway, Åsgard is a central hub and a significant oil and gas producer. It is also the first field in the world to use seabed gas compression. The decision to adopt this new technology on the Åsgard field is expected to maintain production and an increased recovery equivalent to approximately 278 million in barrels of oil when the project is realized.
Subsea - Vikotherm S1

Bespoke flow assurance in Nigeria

Located roughly 60 miles offshore Nigeria, the Erha North phase two development sits at 3,960 feet / 1,200 meters deep and is an extension of the existing Erha subsea system and infrastructure. The existing system is currently producing to the Erha floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel