Amarinth has delivered two separate orders of API 610 pumps, together value £1.2 million, for the West Qurna-2 expansion project 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 approximately sixty five km north-west of the seaport city of Basra, is among the world’s largest onshore oilfields. The expansion challenge is predicted to increase the oilfield’s manufacturing capability from the present four hundred,000 barrels oil per day (bpd) to 480,000 bpd, with a goal to achieve a total production capability of 800,000 bpd by 2025.
เกจวัดแรงดัน , 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 help techniques incorporating air cooled seals and stainless-steel accumulators. All electrical objects were IECEx certified for use in an ATEX Zone 2 hazardous area. Despite the global Covid-19 pandemic through the design and manufacture, delivery was achieved within the required time of simply 32-weeks from order.
The second order, from SICIM, was for 3 tremendous duplex API 610 OH3 vertical in-line pumps for produced water therapy. The massive pumps had impellers of over 500mm diameter and the casings, that weigh 1.5 tonnes, had been forged in a foundry within the UK. Plan 53B seal help techniques were designed to fit inside a constrained footprint and as a result of the pumps have been destined for an ATEX Zone 2 space, the motors, seal help techniques, 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 brief 38-weeks, regardless of the global Covid-19 pandemic.
Oliver Brigginshaw, managing director of Amarinth, stated: “We are delighted to have delivered these pumps to the West Qurna-2 growth challenge, further underlining our commitment to initiatives in Iraq and the Middle East. We have efficiently delivered orders beforehand to Cannon Artes, but this was the primary order Amarinth has obtained from SICIM, and we look forward to undertaking further business with them in the future.”

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