Cases from the oil & gas industry
With our wide range of services and long experience within the oil & gas industry, we solve various tasks for our customers. The list of cases gives you an overview of the diversity of our services.
Safe cranes on offshore platforms and ships
On-site calibration of large dynamometers ensures Fanø Kran-Service a minimum of delay and a reduction in time and money spent on transportation.
30" USM meter calibrated for the first time
How does a high-pressure calibration of a 30" USM meter look like? See the calibration of the impressive meter!
Support at high sea
The offshore sector is expanding. Due to this expansion, there is an increase in the demand for larger and more specialized offshore support vessels.
Pumping oil from offshore wells requires a very safe operation as the costs of failure is immense - both economically and environmentally.
Inspection of Tether String Welds
In August 2003 FORCE Technology inspected welds on tension legs of Heidrun the Statoil platform placed at 360 metres depth off the Norwegian coast and that is probably the deepest automated ultrasonic inspection done at that time.
Advanced Vortex Induced Motions
It has become common practice to carry out Vortex Induced Motions (VIM) tests for new platforms that may be susceptible to VIM.
FORCE Technology supported Sinopec with materials and welding technology
FORCE Technology supported Sinopec with material and welding technology for a gas field with very corrosive gas to minimise corrosion attacks and leakage.
Health check on refinery
Conditions assessments are performed regularly on processing equipment. FORCE Technology examined Statoil´s pressurised equipment during shutdown at the refinery.
Pioneering work within legal metrology on flow meters
Performing product verification on very large flow meters is a challenge due to the extraordinary size of the flow measuring system - a challenge Endress + Hauser and FORCE Technology met in cooperation.
Subsurface Brace Welds Inspected Dry from the Inside
Remote operated ultrasonic inspection system examined subsurface brace welds on lattice tower legs by using a scanner moving in circumferential tracks 48 meters down inside the leg.
Surface Inspection of Damaged Oil PipeLine
In-line caliper inspections of a 20” oil pipeline at 52 metres depth in the North Sea dis-closed two 15 mm deep dents pressed into the concrete coated steel pipe. In addition the tools gyro-instrument showed clear displacement of the buried pipeline.
Hardness measurements raise the level of security
Metallurgical examinations from FORCE Technology helped Maersk Oil in finding the cause of fracture of lifting gear and security is now increased at Maersk rigs.