Oil and gas companies are making moves to upgrade their operations to reduce their carbon footprint. For many world-leading energy providers, energy transition is moving higher on the agenda every year. When adding units for hydrogen, carbon capture and biofuels, they turn to Roxtec because they want the same safety, quality, and support as for their oil and gas facilities – plus sealing expertise within energy transition projects.
“Our products may be very small components in large capital projects, however they play an important role for the safety of the staff and the surroundings. They are ideal as standard solutions for any operation handling explosive and flammable gases,” says Marcus Karlsson, EVP Global Products at Roxtec.
Trusted technical advisor
Roxtec has a long history as a technical advisor and provider of cable and pipe transits for the oil and gas sector. For decades, global giants and EPC firms have relied on Roxtec seals for protection against multiple hazards, such as fire, gas, water ingress, and the risk of explosion.
“As a company, we are actively pursuing opportunities to reduce our climate footprint”, says Marcus Karlsson. “Our greatest contribution to a sustainable world is our ability to help industries with very high demands secure operations and avoid incidents, accidents and catastrophes.”
Useful sealing expertise
The collaboration with engineering and construction companies is strengthened through smart technological solutions that simplify design, engineering, installation, maintenance, and upgrades. One example, besides the actual sealing components, is the engineering software Roxtec Transit Designer™ and the integration of Roxtec solutions into commonly used 3D CAD systems. The high ambition of Roxtec to act in the forefront of technology has made the company a sealing expert with extensive experience within energy transition.
Roxtec seals are used in hydrocracking units, electrolyzers and biofuel plants handling RNG (renewable natural gas), methane steam and dairy manure as well as in e-fuel production facilities and carbon capture units. They secure green hydrogen generation plants attached to ammonia and fertilizer plants.
“There are hundreds of ongoing projects, and we get requests all the time,” says Mike Sosbe, US Capital Projects Manager Process Industries of Roxtec. “The firms know us and see us as their sealing experts. They count on us for engineering statements and explanations on what they need in different classified areas.”
Protecting life and assets
In large projects there are countless kilometers of cable that penetrate walls, floors, cabinets, enclosures, and equipment and that need to be properly sealed. Roxtec seals are installed around cables and pipes in buildings, containers and cabinets providing approved solutions for hazardous locations. Roxtec transits provide a professional seal around the cables and pipes that enter these areas offering certified protection against multiple hazards, thus ensuring safety and operational reliability.