SPO compact flanges on Snorre A TLPVector SPO CF was the preferred connector for production and export risers for the Snorre A TLP. Riser installation started in 1991 and totally 1100 Vector SPO flanges have been installed on the risers on this platform. Sizes: 9 5/8” and 10 3/4”. Each riser consist of 23 sections and HX sealrings were used.
Statoil Volve field
Statoil and main contractor Aker Solutions selected Vector SPO CF for the risers on the Volve field. Each riser comprises 8 sections – all joined using Vector SPO Compact Flanges with IX sealrings.
Typical procedure for installation of risers with Vector SPO CF :
Vector SPO Compact flanges for flexible flowlines risersThe first use of Vector SPO Compact flanges on flexible flowlines and risers dates from the early 90’s, where they have been installed on Saga’s Snorre A and Hydro’s Troll B project. Since then, compact flanges have been frequently used both on flexible risers and flexible flowlines. Vector SPO CF is the end connection preferred by the world leaders within the field of flexible pipe and risers.
Vector SPO Compact flanges used for titanium stress joints (RTI)RTI Energy Systems, Inc is the world leader in design and supply of state of the art deep water and ultra-deep water riser titanium stress joints. There has been a close cooperation between RTI and ourselves since the mid 90’s confirming Vector SPO CF as the most reliable flange on the market today. State of the art flanges used in combination with state of the art riser technology.
Vector SPO compact flange in riser applications - a few references