Alloy 625 Rectangular Expansion Joints for one of Brazil's largest FPSOs
We have been awarded the contract for the engineering, fabrication, testing and packing of two Alloy 625 Gr. 1 Rectangular MRUD Series Expansion Joints for the FPSO (Floating Production Storage and Offloading Unit) to be deployed at the Bacalhau field (formerly Carcará) located in the giant pre-salt region of the Santos Basin approx. 185 kilometres off the coast of the state of São Paulo.
The complete FPSO, will be one of the world’s largest FPSOs, and the largest FPSO ever delivered to Brazil with a production capacity of up to 220,000 barrels of crude oil per day.
Highlights of the Expansion Joints supplied:
- MRUD Series
- Size / DN 1050 x 3250 mm
- Bellows in Alloy 625 gr.1 (2.4856) UNS N06625
- Temperature: +200 / -29 °C
- Test Pressure: 1.3 BARg
- Medium: Steam
MACOGA provides Expansion Joints to the Oil & Gas sector and is the most qualified supplier to support the complex and challenging applications associated with the FPSO industry.