Sulzer Offers Key Components at Argentina Oil and Gas Expo 2017
October 5, 2017—
As an established service provider and maintenance partner in the sector, Sulzer is dedicated to providing fast and flexible rotating equipment services to the highest quality standards.
As a fully independent service provider, Sulzer gathers vast experience in supporting oil and gas projects around the world. The business offers a singular point of contact for all aspects of turbines, compressors, motors, generators and pumps. This includes the support of subsea and offshore pumping systems, specialized aftermarket components as well as full electromechanical maintenance support.
Sulzer is also a leading manufacturer of high performance pumps for the industry, supporting onshore, offshore and shale gas applications in the region. Such expertise has seen Sulzer pumps utilized around the world, enabling a number of large scale oil and gas projects, with the business focused on delivering the performance, quality and reliability these applications demand.
Maintenance support is a key component of Sulzer’s service offering, providing end users of rotating equipment in the sector with a fast response and reliable repairs. Sulzer utilizes its worldwide service center network to provide local points of expertise. Service centers, such as Sulzer’s Buenos Aires facility, enable rapid repairs to the highest standard to ensure downtime is minimized effectively. As a result, Sulzer can operate as a full maintenance partner.
AOG 2017 gathered delegates and exhibitors to showcase the latest developments in the energy industry. The event wass organized by the Argentine Oil and Gas Institute (IAPG), with around 20,000 attendees. Sulzer had a number of unique displays on its stand, including its MC High Pressure Stage Casing Pump, which is specialized to offer high performance when pumping salt water. This is especially useful in well pumping applications, where equalizing well pressure is paramount to smooth operations. Its modular hydraulics offer high efficiency across a range of operating modes. In addition, a cut out of a GE Ultra 841 severe duty motor was available for viewing; this 300 hp device is regarded as one of the most durable on the market, making it ideal for high-stress drive applications in the industry.
Furthermore, Sulzer displayed its high voltage (HV) coils, which are manufactured in-house. Sulzer HV coils are fully tested to provide proven performance, reliability and efficiency for motors and generators. Finally, Sulzer refurbished blades and a rotor pump were available highlighting its inherent capability to repair such components and devices on short lead times to minimize the impact of operational downtime.