Baker Hughes has launched a brand new subsea wellhead know-how, the MS-2 Annulus Seal, which helps to decrease general wellhead set up prices because of lowered rig journeys
The brand new built-in sealing answer, globally launched and exhibited on the 2022 Offshore Expertise Convention in Houston, has already been adopted by a number of clients in North and South America.
The MS-2 Annulus Seal is the most recent technological growth to Baker Hughes’ current wellhead seal, the MS-SN. The MS-2 Annulus Seal integrates with Baker Hughes’ current MS-800 wellhead system and helps to decrease the price of effectively development and intervention, expands intervention choices and ensures safety and confidence of effectively integrity in difficult circumstances.
“We always attempt for technological optimisation and delivering probably the most superior options to our subsea clients,” stated Neil Saunders, govt vp of Oilfield Gear at Baker Hughes. “Via our new MS-2 Annulus Seal, we’re serving to to rework the subsea market and are creating high quality know-how that delivers long-term worth, reliability and efficiencies for subsea clients.”
The MS-2 could be put in in a single journey, with an built-in lock ring that ends in improved rig effectivity by offering rapid lockdown of as much as two million kilos power with out the necessity for a second journey, saving rig time. The MS-2 additionally supplies simpler entry to wells, without having for supplemental lockdown units. It’s examined to twenty,000 psi, and to 200 load cycles, making certain life-of-field reliability and additional demonstrating the seal integrity.