Case Study: Major United Kingdom Refinery
Bespoke clamp cures conundrum – saving £millions in the process
CUSTOMER: Major United Kingdom refinery
The 36-inch crude oil line was suffering from wall thinning as a result of internal corrosion due to general wear and tear. One option would have been to replace the line, but this would have involved shutting down production of the oil field, with costs running into many millions of pounds in terms of lost production, time and an unplanned shutdown – clearly not a favourable option.