Amarinth offers API 610 pumps for the West Qurna-2 enlargement project in Iraq

Amarinth has delivered two separate orders of API 610 pumps, together price £1.2 million, for the West Qurna-2 expansion challenge in Iraq.
One of the Amarinth API 610 OH1 pumps with specialist Plan 53B seal support system previous to cargo to Cannon Artes.
West Qurna-2, located roughly 65 km north-west of the seaport town of Basra, is certainly one of the world’s largest onshore oilfields. The growth project is expected to increase the oilfield’s production capability from the current four hundred,000 barrels oil per day (bpd) to 480,000 bpd, with a goal to attain a complete production capability of 800,000 bpd by 2025.
The first order, from Cannon Artes, was for seven tremendous duplex API 610 OH1 pumps. The bespoke designed pumps are for a low shear application and required specialist Plan 53B seal support techniques incorporating air cooled seals and stainless-steel accumulators. เพชเชอร์เกจ have been IECEx licensed for use in an ATEX Zone 2 hazardous space. Despite the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic through the design and manufacture, supply was achieved in the required time of simply 32-weeks from order.
The second order, from SICIM, was for three tremendous duplex API 610 OH3 vertical in-line pumps for produced water treatment. The massive pumps had impellers of over 500mm diameter and the casings, that weigh 1.5 tonnes, were solid in a foundry in the UK. Plan 53B seal support methods were designed to fit inside a constrained footprint and as the pumps were destined for an ATEX Zone 2 space, the motors, seal assist systems, and instrumentation had been IECEx certified. Witness testing and inspection was undertaken by Bureau Veritas and a full legalised Iraq documentation bundle was delivered with the pumps. Delivery was achieved on a short 38-weeks, despite the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic.
Oliver Brigginshaw, managing director of Amarinth, stated: “We are delighted to have delivered these pumps to the West Qurna-2 enlargement challenge, additional underlining our dedication to tasks in Iraq and the Middle East. We have successfully delivered orders beforehand to Cannon Artes, however this was the primary order Amarinth has received from SICIM, and we look forward to enterprise further business with them sooner or later.”

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