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Oil & Gas Industry

Since 2002 F.P. Engineering has been supplying oil and gas equipment to the industry in Southern Africa. We offer or customer a full design to suit their required demands. On site workshops are designed to suit the location can be assembled with tools to travel and stay with projects. All items are cleared at Durban Harbour. All storage silo are designed and manufactured with a third party – AIA - inspected to the required code of manufacture. All off shore required items are DNV 2.7 – 1 certified.

The following items have been manufactured and delivered into Southern Africa:

Offshore rated Equipment

Horizontal Chemical Storage tank – 8000 l or 2000 USG
DNV 2.7-1, EN 12079 / IMDT T 7 see pictures
Offshore Beckets; Galvanised– 4’ x 8’ x3’
DNV pending
Offshore Beckets; Galvanises – 6’ x 12’ x3’
DNV pending
Offshore Beckets; galvanised - 8’ x 10’ x3’
DNV pending
Garbage Skip – 2.8 CM with 5000 kg capacity
DNV pending

All DNV rated item come with DNV rated slings and shackles – certificates delivered with purchase.

Design - API 650 / ASME Code

Base Oil Tanks 2500 bbl
Dewatering units – Container based
Centrifugal frames – to suit container
Liquid Mud Tanks 500 bbl
Holding Tanks 180 & 156 cm
Liquid Storage Tanks 1500 bbl 230 cm
Dry Bulk Silo 1500 bbl 230 cm
Stand down stack mix tanks 90 cm
OMB Mixing Tank 1500 bbl
Building Brine Mix Tank 500 bbl
Cutting Bottle 6 cm
Wilco Bulk Plant
Wilco Portable Bulk Plant
Bulk Cement tank 1000 cf
Dust Collector -31 bags 900 cf
Dust Collector – Non Pressure 31 bag 900 cf
Frac Fluid Mixer trailer 100 bbl
Bulk Transport Trailer 620 cf
Bulk Storage Trailer 1600 cf
Vertical Pressure Tank 1710 cf
Surge Tank 80 cf
Bulk Storage Silo 2560 cf
Bulk Cement tank 1000 cf
Air compressor Skids 2 cylinder
Air compressor Skid 4 cylinder

Other items

  • Explosive Boxes
  • Explosive Magazine plus jettison rack
  • On site workshop containers plus tools and equipment – as required.

Latest Projects

1800 bbl OBM Silos – March 2015

Another two 1800 bbl / 288 m3 storage tanks for the Oil & Gas industry in Angola.
The units were transported to Durban Harbour via abnormal loads.

Design Code API 650

Weight per unit = 29 tons

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Mi SWACO – Gabon – December 2014

Mi SWACO placed the following order for its operations in Port Gentil, Gabon. The2560 cuft silos and the 350 cuft cutting bottle were made to ASME VIII Division 1;2013 to the U stamp classification. Full AIA and design was included in these packages.

Equipment ordered was:

2560 cuft silos x3 (U stamp)

350 cuft cutting bottle plus frame and platform (U stamp)

Rock Catcher

Big bag hopper x 2

Mud straine

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An Order from Ml Swaco

An Order from MI Swaco – A Schlumberger Company - for its operations in Angola.

All the units where designed to an API 650 design code with third party inspections.

The tanks paint specification was for painting inside and outside.

The vertical storage tanks were loaded on abnormal load trailers and transported to Durban Harbour for shipping to Angola.

The following was designed, manufactured, painted and delivered to Durban Harbour:

8 x 1250 bbl storage tanks with a capacity of 200 m 3 , complete with access cat ladders, hand railing and platforms

2 x 1800 bbl storage tanks with a capacity of 287 m 3 , complete with access cat ladders, hand railing and platforms

2 x 500 bbl mud mixer tanks

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Cement batching plant

Halliburton Overseas Limited placed an order for their operation in Angola: A cement batching plant.

All units were designed and built to ASME VIII Division 1 2013 with full 3rd party inspections. The complete project was delivered to Durban harbour for shipping (FOB):

2 x 30 bags dust collectors

2 x 410 cuft cutting bottles with access platform & hopper

2 x 1500 cuft vertical tanks with Cardinal scales

2x 2560 cuft vertical tanks with Cardinal scales

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Storage Tanks

Five 1800 bbl storage tanks with a capacity of 287 m 3 , complete with access cat ladders, hand railing and platforms,  were designed & manufactured for MI Swaco – A Schlumberger Company - for its operations in Angola.

The storage tanks are 5.2 m in diameter x 19.4m long with a weight of 27 tons each.

The storage tanks where designed to an API 650 design code with third party inspections.

The tanks paint specification was for painting inside and outside.

The vertical storage tanks were loaded on abnormal load trailers and transported to Durban Harbour for shipping to Angola.

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Vertical Cement storage tanks

An order was placed by Halliburton – Mozambique, for two x 2560 cuft Vertical Cement storage tanks. Both units were supplied with Cardinal scales .

The Vertical cement silos were designed to AMSE VIII, Div 1 to a working pressure of 65 Psi.

Both units were transported to Durban harbour by abnormal load for shipping to Mozambique.


Bulk Cement silos & cutting bottle

Baker Huges International – BHI – place an order for five (5) 3000 cuft Bulk Storage Cement Silos and a 440 Cuft cutting bottle for their Southern African operations. All the vessels in question were made from carbon steel with BHI corrosion protection specifications. The units were designed and manufactured to ASME VIII Dev 1 (2010) code with the Inspection Authority (AIA) in attendance at all critical points. The Bulk Storage silos were fitted with intake and discharge lines complete with valve control and victaulic coupling. Dummy load cell were installed on the required legs for scale installation once on location.





220 cuft Cutting Table

A 220 cuft Cutting bottle / cutting table was fabricated for Halliburton in Uganda.
The unit was fabricated from GR70 material with a design code being ASME VIII Division 1.
The unit was built on a skid with a support frame which supported the work table. Removable handrail were included in the scope of supply.
The unit was monitored and signed off by an independent 3rd party prior to departure.


Base Oil Tanks for Southern Africa

The following project was to supply 4 x 1250 BBL Base Oil Tanks for Southern Africa.
The units are destined for Soyo Port, Angola
The Base Oil Tanks were designed and fabricated to API 650 code, with dimensions of 5.5m diameter x 15m long with a weight of 24 tons. Each unit was equipped with two cat ladders and platform which will be bolted on the side once at location and hand railing for the top of the tank. All four units were transported to Durban harbour for clearing and offloading with abnormal load permits being required.
The paint specification was a grit blast with intermediate coat and final coat in the clients colours






Dewatering units & centrifugal frames

An order was places to supply 2 custom built dewatering units with 2 centrifugal frame that fitted on top of the dewatering plants.
These items were exported to Uganda
The dewatering units consisted of the following:

  • Electrical control panel
  • Two Milton Roy mixers
  • Two Milton Roy dosing pumps
  • One flocculent Milton Roy pump
  • Work benches, shelving, plug points and mixing tank
  • Lighting, extracting fan and a Air conditioner unit

The centrifugal frames were made to suit the dewatering units with detachable walk ways and hand railing. This was done to make the unit portable when moving locations


Waste Skips

The follow six waste skips , with a capacity of 2.8 Cubic meters or 5000 kg were made for a Durban based supplier to the oil rigs on the east & west coast of Africa.
All six units were supplied with cargo nets and shackles.





Oil storage

Three small oil storage tanks were made for the a Durban based supplier to the oil rigs on the east & west coast of Africa. All items were made from 316 stainless steel material to specified drawing & design.

  • Rig wash Tank3.2 cubic meter capacity
  • Base oil shaker house1.2 cubic meter capacity
  • Base oil: Day tank1.4 cubic meter capacity





Oil & Gas show – 2012

For the first time F.P. Engineering took part in the 5th Sub -Saharan Oil & Gas show at the Cape Town ICC, South Africa, from the 13 – 15 March 2012. The company was represented by Michael Potter at stand number 12.

F.P. Engineering would like to thank all who visited the stand during the show.





Oil Rig Equipment

The following order was place by Halliburton Oversees Limited - Mozambique for the following items

One 18" x 8" x 8" Explosive Storage Box. Capacity 10 000kg (Painted White) One tool box (Painted Red) One Jettison box frame

 




Bulk Plant – Luanda, Angola

The following order was placed by Halliburton Oversees limited and our American partners – Wilco. The Bulk plant was assembled in Luanda Harbour , Angola.

The project consisted of the equipment:

  • Dust collectors 6 off
  • Cutting Tanks 2 off
  • Waste Tank 1 off
  • Holding tanks – 1500 4 off
  • Holding tanks – 3500 4 off
  • Scales Pipes, fittings &
  • Valves
  • One custom built workshop for site work.




Luanda Tank Farm

An order was place by Halliburton Oversees Limited, Angola for 12 Liquid Storage tanks – 15 000bbl / 230 m3 with base frames complete with cat ladders and hand railing, 2 mud tanks with connecting pipe work and valves. The project was sent from Durban to Luanda Harbour in Angola. The fabrication of all the units took 3 months to complete, ready for shipping. All items were manufactured to API 650 code. All material was 300WA

 




Halliburton

Twelve mild steel tank, made for export to the Republic of Anglo, were made in 2004. The tanks were 4.6m in diameter and 11 meteres high, with a total volume of 180m3. Inside each tank there was a blower system.The tanks were made in batches of four, then transported to Durban Harbour as abnormal loads, prior to being shipped.

The following equipment has been supplied:

  • Brine tanks – 1500 BBL / 230 m3
  • Brine tanks – 500BBL
  • Cutting pods
  • Piping
  • Liquid mud tanks
  • Liquid mud plants