Kristin is a semi-submersible platform built to be operated by Statoil for extraction of gas and condensate in the Kristin gas field in the Norwegian Sea.
International engineering challenge
The project can be seen as a good example of where Roxtec products fulfill the requirements of a technically advanced construction. Roxtec seals cover a range of sealing requirements including protection against fire, water pressure, gas, explosion and electromagnetic disturbance. Roxtec has supplied cable and pipe sealing solutions to several of the platform system modules, built in Korea, Sweden, Spain and Norway.
Semi-submersible platform for gas extraction and condensate from undersea reservoirs.
Statoil (operator), Petoro, Norsk Hydro, Exxon Mobil, Norsk Agip, TotalFinaElf
Engineering and main contractor
Aker Kvaerner Engineering and Technology, Oslo, Norway
Aker Stord, Norway, FC Samsung Heavy Industries, Korea, EPC Emtunga, Sweden, Dragados, Spain
Fire protection A-0-A-60, H-0, water pressure 4.5 bar, gas-tight and explosion-proof, electromagnetic shielding.
These sealing solutions were used in the project:
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