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56” AND 900 LBS GATE VALVES WITH INCONEL WELD OVERLAY FOR BERRI DEVELOPMENT PROJECT IN SAUDI ARABIA
AMPO POYAM VALVES is supplying diverse highly engineered valves up to 56” and 900 lbs for Berri development project, where Aramco is adding new processing units to its gas-oil separation facilities at Abu Ali in the Arabian Gulf. Saudi Aramco is the owner and end user of this field and it awarded the EPC contract for the development of this project to the EPC contractor Saipem/Snamprogetti Saudi Arabia Ltd.
AMPO POYAM VALVES has designed and manufactured several highly engineered gate and swing check valves for this project, including 56” and 48” and 900 lbs gate valves with Inconel 625 weld overlay applied to all their wet surfaces. Cladding operations were completely performed at our facilities in Spain by using our own machining and cutting-edge weld overlay cladding technologies consisting of diverse welding robots and cladding cells with a high level of automation. The cladding process for the 56” gate valve required approximately 12 weeks of uninterrupted production and has provided anticorrosive qualities and wear resistance, anti-coking, metal dusting resistance, etc. to the sealing and contact areas of the valves.
It has been our deep knowledge on customer’s specifications and our wide experience with Aramco as well as Saipem, which made them entrust the award of this challenging contract to AMPO POYAM VALVES. AMPO is a world leader in highly engineered and fluid handling solutions in the most extreme environments and always offers the most suitable ad-hoc valve designs and material selection for each application.
It should also be noted that AMPO POYAM VALVES has currently thousands of large sized valves installed for the most severe services worldwide, for various applications, such as; oil and gas production, LNG, petrochemical and chemical plants, refineries, offshore platforms, pipelines, energy production, PTA, etc.