PG Flow Solutions has been subcontracted by Aibel to supply a pump system with a barrier fluid system to Equinor’s K-Lab test facility at Karsto, Norway.
Liquid handling and pump specialist PG Flow Solutions’ will supply a high-pressure twin screw liquid transfer pump with variable speed drive, local seal panels and a central seal system. The company has not disclosed the value of the contract.
PG Flow Solutions will manage the project out of its headquarters in Sande, Vestfold, Norway. Its scope of work includes design, manufacture, testing, inspection, packing, preservation and delivery of the pump systems and associated equipment.
“Aibel has over almost a decade proved its worth as a main contractor at K-Lab. We are therefore proud to chosen as its subcontractor to the highly advanced K-Lab test facility. We have previously delivered similar pump system technology to K-lab as well to P-Lab, Equinor’s research and test centre at Heroya Industrial Park in Norway, so we are well aware of the high standards that are expected from us as a company and our technologies,” says Mark Tuinman, sales manager – energy, at PG Flow Solutions.
K-Lab is Equinor’s subsea test facility, located at the Karsto processing plant on the west coast of Norway. The overall objective of the testing at K-Lab is to verify the functionality and operability of subsea compressors. The compressors are operated in a seawater-submerged environment.