Statoil FSU to have Wärtsilä pump packages

wartsila svanhojMARCH 11, 2013 — A floating storage unit (FSU) being built by South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries for Statoil will have Wärtsilä deep well cargo pumps, firewater pumps and ballast pumps.

When completed, the FSU will be located on the Heidrun oil and gas field in the Norwegian Sea. Delivery of the Wärtsilä equipment is scheduled for February, 2014.

The order for the deep well cargo offloading pumping system and the fire water pump package includes 38 deep well cargo pumps produced by Wärtsilä, at Wärtsilä Svanehøj in Denmark and three fire water pump skids and two ballast pumps produced at Wärtsilä Pumps in Singapore.

Wärtsilä has considerable experience in supplying the oil and gas sector with pumping equipment that meets or exceeds local and international standards. The electrically driven systems feature low noise levels, high system efficiency, and simple maintenance.

"The 2012 acquisition of Hamworthy added years of experience and extensive know-how on pump technology to our in-house competences," says Timo Koponen, Vice President Wärtsilä, Flow & Gas Solutions. "This contract is further testimony to the reputation of our pumping solutions, and strengthens our position as a major player in the offshore oil and gas industry. The reliability, ease of installation, and cost effectiveness of these solutions were all contributing factors in the award of this contract."

deep well cargo pumps, firewater pumps and ballast pumps the Norway based international energy company. When completed, the FSU will be located on the Heidrun oil and gas field in the Norwegian Sea. Delivery of the Wärtsilä equipment is scheduled for February, 2014.

The order for the deep well cargo offloading pumping system and the fire water pump package includes 38 deep well cargo pumps produced by Wärtsilä, at Wärtsilä Svanehøj in Denmark and three fire water pump skids and two ballast pumps produced at Wärtsilä Pumps in Singapore.

Wärtsilä has considerable experience in supplying the oil and gas sector with pumping equipment that meets or exceeds local and international standards. The electrically driven systems feature low noise levels, high system efficiency, and simple maintenance.

"The 2012 acquisition of Hamworthy added years of experience and extensive know-how on pump technology to our in-house competences," says Timo Koponen, Vice President Wärtsilä, Flow & Gas Solutions. "This contract is further testimony to the reputation of our pumping solutions, and strengthens our position as a major player in the offshore oil and gas industry. The reliability, ease of installation, and cost effectiveness of these solutions were all contributing factors in the award of this contract."

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