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  • Application: GeneratorsLocation: North SeaEngine: CAT 3512

    Wintershall, a wholly owned subsidiary of BASF, has been operating in the North Sea since 1965 and today operates a total of 26 platforms, 25 of them in Dutch territorial waters and one in German territorial waters. The company commissioned Pon Power, the Caterpillar dealer in Scandinavia to supply emergency generators for…

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  • Application: Fire Pump ReplacementLocation: Gabon, AfricaEngine: CAT C15

    IPU were contracted to supply the emergency starting system on the fire pump replacement for the mature Torpille Field offshore Gabon. The starting system was designed to as an emergency back up on the CAT C15 engine. As the platform has a constant air supply, the recharging of the start accumulator is achieved with both a…

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  • Application: Emergency Generator SetsLocation: TerengganuEngine: CAT 3516

    Petronas (a Malaysian oil and gas company) are looking to enhance oil recovery in Malaysia, according to Exxon Mobil Corp. The Tapis field, off the coast of Terengganu, will be the main oil field off the coast of Malaysia. This latest contract includes commitments to implement an enhanced oil recovery project at the Tapis field…

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  • Application: Emergency GeneratorLocation: Trinidad and TobagoEngine: CAT G3516

    IPU has supplied a hydraulic start system for the emergency generator onboard the British Gas Hibiscus development. Located in 500 ft of water, the field is approximately 45km off the North coast of Trinidad. The start system was designed to provide extended cranking cycles, critical for the starting of gas engines; that is an…

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  • Application: Emergency Generator SetLocation: MalaysiaEngine: Cummins S3.8

    IPU were awarded the contract to start an emergency generator on the Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading vessel, The Kamelia. The engine was a Cummins S3.8 which had no second start pocket. This had to be designed and manufactured by the client. The engine was a Cummins S3.8 which had no second start pocket. This had…

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  • Application: Emergency GeneratorLocation: AzerbaijanEngine: CAT 3516

    The IPU Starting Service team recently visited the BP Chirag platform that is being built in Baku, Azerbaijan. The undertaking was to commission and test the starting unit attached to the emergency generator, which had not long been installed. The platform itself, is due to be commissioned in the Caspian Sea in the summer of…

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  • Application: Emergency Fire PumpsLocation: North SeaEngine: Cummins KSA 40

    The IPU Starting Service team visited the Clyde platform in the North Sea to service three hydraulic starting systems, which would be used to power the platforms fire pumps in an emergency situation. To test and service a unit for working order, our engineers have to perform many tasks together with oil and filter changes,…

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  • Application: Fire PumpLocation: Sahara DesertEngine: CFP9E-F30

    IPU designed and manufactured the backup hydraulic starting system for a diesel engine driven emergency fire pump. To start the 9 litre Cummins engine, the system was designed to comply with NFPA20 regulations; providing a starting capacity of six start attempts, 15 seconds each.The accumulators supplied can be recharged…

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  • Application: Offshore fire pumpLocation: North SeaEngine: Caterpillar 3516

    For the Cheviot Semi-Submersible Production Platform in the North Sea, the operators, ATP Oil and Gas, required a hydraulic back up starting system to the intent of NFPA20 for a Caterpillar 3516 diesel engine driven fire water pump. The starting system had to comply with the Mustang Engineering specifications, NFPA20 standards…

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  • Application: Inland MarineLocation: USA

    American Commercial Barge Line use diesel engines on their barges to power vertical lift pumps. The reliability of this equipment is key as it is used to load and unload cargo. If a workboat’s loading equipment fails at the dockside they receive an immediate $10,000 fine. If that failure is prolonged it can also result in…

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