Flowserve Awarded Key Order for Advanced Design Multiphase Pump Package
Flowserve has received a key order to supply an advanced design multiphase pump package to M/s SEW Infrastructure Ltd. for their end user, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC), for its HZ platform (Mumbai High) located off the coast of Mumbai, India. The order was booked in the first half of 2013.
Built in accordance with API 676, the Flowserve MP1-390 is a double-suction, non-contacting twin-screw, multiphase pump. It is specifically engineered to handle the most aggressive challenges of today s upstream oil field production, including the accommodation of rapid changes in well fluid viscosities, water cuts and gas volume fractions (GVF), which can vary over the life of the oilfield. In addition to the multiphase pump, electric motor and a variable frequency drive, the package includes in and out piping, strainer and valves, all mounted on the deck in a two-tier skid arrangement designed and built by Flowserve to minimize the footprint on the platform.
The Flowserve MP1 pump, which has been refined to provide the highest overall efficiency and lowest operating vibration levels, will be used to maintain production of declining wells. Flowserve will work with Hyderabad, India-based SEW Infrastructure Ltd. to install the MP1 pump package at Mumbai High oilfield, 160 kilometers (99 miles) off the Mumbai Coast.
"We are extremely pleased to supply our advanced design multiphase pump package to ONGC and SEW on this important project," said Jim Quain, president, Flowserve Sales Organization. "The Flowserve MP1 pump is an excellent example of our commitment to support our customers in the upstream market, especially offshore applications."
Source: Flowserve Corporation