BUOYANCY

ARE YOU SEEKING SURETY IN LOW DRAG VIV SUPPRESSION BUOYANCY DESIGN, MANUFACTURE AND DELIVERY?

Established in 1980, Balmoral has an enviable reputation across the world for product design, development and delivery.

With 500+ people based at our purpose-built 250,000ft2 facility in Aberdeen, we build successful relationships with clients working with them from concept development and advice through to product design, manufacture, testing, delivery and support.

All managed in-house to give total safety, quality and scheduling control.

 
Distributed buoyancy
LOW DRAG VIV SUPPRESSION SOLUTIONS
Overview

Balmoral low drag VIV (LDV) suppression buoyancy is a result of the company’s continuous innovation drive to provide clients with industry-leading technology to help reduce offshore operational costs.

DuraFloat LDV (patent pending) technology integrates vortex induced vibration (VIV) suppression and drag reduction into drill riser buoyancy modules to increase rig efficiency without compromising on safety or structural integrity. The system minimises vessel down time, directly relating to significant cost savings.

The system is designed to provide optimum uplift values while offering up to 75% VIV suppression efficiencies which dramatically improve riser motion and drag in onerous subsea current environments compared to traditional drill riser buoyancy.

The revolutionary hex design eliminates the need for ancillary suppression equipment and helps reduce time-consuming activities when running and removing drill stacks.

Additionally, it is recognised that reduced riser motion due to VIV suppression dramatically improves the fatigue performance of subsea equipment resulting in further cost savings by extending the service life of wellhead and conductor/casing equipment.

Three distinct products are available which utilise the LDV design, each tailored to provide maximum performance benefit.

 

Balmoral low drag VIV suppression buoyancy

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