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VOL XIX, NO 37

Rig Ballast System Repaired With Belzona

 
 

Industry:

Oil & Gas (OILG)

 
 

Application:

Valves, Pipes and Fittings (VPF)

 
 

Customer Location:

International deep water drilling company - Egypt

 
 

Application Date:

March 2002

 
 

Application Situation:

Pipes of the rigs ballast system.

 
 

Problem:

Severely corroded and leaking pipes in many sections of the ballast system which threaten the safety of the rig.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 1121 (Super XL-Metal)

Belzona® 1291 (ES Metal)

 

Substrate:

Carbon steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application was carried out in accordance with Belzona Know-How System Leaflet VPF-11a.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

The application was carried out while the rig was still in operation saving large sum of money and time in work-stoppage. The repairs protected the rig from serious problems affecting its safety.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. General view of the rig
  2. Leakage of the ballast pipes of the rig
  3. Repair completed
  4. Another repair
 
 
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