Amarinth provides API 610 pumps for the West Qurna-2 expansion challenge in Iraq

Amarinth has delivered two separate orders of API 610 pumps, collectively price £1.2 million, for the West Qurna-2 growth project in Iraq.
One of the Amarinth API 610 OH1 pumps with specialist Plan 53B seal help system prior to shipment to Cannon Artes.
West Qurna-2, situated roughly sixty five km north-west of the seaport city of Basra, is amongst the world’s largest onshore oilfields. เกจวัดแรงอัดกระบอกสูบ is predicted to extend the oilfield’s production capability from the present four hundred,000 barrels oil per day (bpd) to 480,000 bpd, with a target to realize a complete manufacturing capacity of 800,000 bpd by 2025.
The first order, from Cannon Artes, was for seven tremendous duplex API 610 OH1 pumps. The bespoke designed pumps are for a low shear software and required specialist Plan 53B seal assist techniques incorporating air cooled seals and stainless-steel accumulators. All electrical items were IECEx licensed for use in an ATEX Zone 2 hazardous area. Despite the global Covid-19 pandemic in the course of the design and manufacture, supply was achieved in the required time of simply 32-weeks from order.
The second order, from SICIM, was for three super duplex API 610 OH3 vertical in-line pumps for produced water therapy. The giant pumps had impellers of over 500mm diameter and the casings, that weigh 1.5 tonnes, have been cast in a foundry in the UK. Plan 53B seal help methods were designed to suit inside a constrained footprint and because the pumps had been destined for an ATEX Zone 2 space, the motors, seal support techniques, and instrumentation have been IECEx licensed. Witness testing and inspection was undertaken by Bureau Veritas and a full legalised Iraq documentation package deal was delivered with the pumps. Delivery was achieved on a short 38-weeks, regardless of the global Covid-19 pandemic.
Oliver Brigginshaw, managing director of Amarinth, mentioned: “We are delighted to have delivered these pumps to the West Qurna-2 enlargement project, additional underlining our commitment to tasks in Iraq and the Middle East. We have efficiently delivered orders beforehand to Cannon Artes, but this was the primary order Amarinth has received from SICIM, and we look forward to endeavor additional business with them sooner or later.”
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