IPP Group Reach an Engineering Milestone

25/11/2014

IPP Scomark Engineering Ltd have successfully completed the final milestone of the high pressure manifold destined for the Martin Linge oilfield.

IPP Scomark Engineering Ltd – part of the IPP Group, today completed the last milestone of the high pressure manifold for Total in its engineering workshop.

The manifold, destined for the Martin Linge oilfield on the Norwegian/UK border in the North Sea, was successfully hydrotested to 15,000psi under the witness of Lloyds Register and visitors from Total.

Next for the 22.5 metre long manifold, fabricated from hipped super duplex, is transportation under escort to Sheffield, for a specialist aluminium coating before being securely packed for sea freight to Korea for assembly into the topside module.

Once complete this manifold will be situated in the North Sea under harsh conditions and is fully futureproof for its operation. With 16 connections, only a half will intially be operational, ensuring expansion for future wells can be catered for.

The IPP Group is a world leader in the supply of premium-quality pipes, tubes, fittings, flanges and specialist forgings for the gas, petrochemical, oil and nuclear Industries.