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Orseal valves chosen for Filanovskogo oil and gas field


Location: North Caspian Sea
Reserves: 153.1 billion tonnes of oil, 32.2 billion cubic metres of gas
Valve temperature requirements: to suit -30°C

The Filanovskogo (Filanovsky) field, 50k offshore in the Northern Caspian Sea, was discovered in 2005. With reserves of 153.1 million tonnes of oil and 32.2 billion cubic metres of gas, the field is expected to reach maximum oil production at a level of 12 million tonnes by 2017 with maximum gas production expected to exceed 26 bcm by 2028.

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Orseal safety-critical oxygen service valves specified for Indian steel plant modernisation


Industrial valve specialist Orseal, who provide flow control solutions for all fluids and gases, have built up over the years considerable specialist experience of providing valves for highly demanding applications. These include areas where extremely high temperatures are generated and processes where exceptional corrosion-resistance is required.

The steel industry, where oxygen-service valves are needed, has benefited particularly from Orseal’s hazardous area expertise.

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BP’s £3bn Quad 204 offshore project uses Orseal valves

Quad 204 is the £3bn redevelopment of the Schiehallion and Loyal fields, located 175 km west of Shetland in Blocks 204 and 205 of the UK Continental Shelf, at water depths of 300m to 550m. The project is one of the most significant engineering challenges BP and its partners have ever undertaken, to include a new state-of-the-art floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel, the renewal of much of the subsea infrastructure network, and an extensive drilling programme.

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