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Flowserve Corporation Wins Contract with Sabah Shell Petroleum

Contributed by: PumpScout Staff

Flowserve, one of the largest suppliers of industrial and environmental machinery, recently received a contract for Sabah Petroleum Company’s oilfield project in Malaysia. The manufacturer will supply custom water injection and liquid transfer pumps to the project, based 110 kilometers (68 miles) off the coast of Sabah.

Financial details of the deal, which closed in 2013, were not disclosed to the public. The contract is will be included in the Flow Control Division (FCD) of the company, which primarily serves the chemical, power generation, oil and gas, and water management industries.

The order specifies four highly-engineered, variable speed drive barrel pumps constructed of stainless steel. Flowserve will also be providing pumps for seawater lift, firewater, drain caisson, flare knockout drum, circulation and sump services. All Flowserve pumps will feature Flowserve seals and sealing systems to ensure the pumping systems are completely reliable.

Additionally, two WIK (BB5) multistage double case diffuser pumps will supply high-pressure deoxygenated water for well injection and a pair of HSO (BB5) multistage, double case volute pumps will enable transportation of the crude from the field to the KBB processing facility.

The Gumusut-Kakap field offshore Malaysia is up to 1,220 metres (4,000 feet) deep. Although Shell has operated in the region for over 120 years. Gumusut-Kakap is Shell’s first deep water development in Malaysia.

Source: Pumps & Systems