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Overcome Offshore Export Line Challenges

Export lines, or trunklines, are used to transport seabed production fluids to shore. Those long spans of offshore pipelines cover several miles of traversing challenging terrains and are subject to external loads from the marine environment because of high hydrostatic pressure, strong current movements and relatively high internal pressure.

The interaction of steel pipe and coating, make the pipeline design of those systems complex.

Our concrete coating provides a high-high quality and cost-effective solution to stabilize trunklines on the seabed and provide mechanical protection against the roughest terrains. The internal coating solutions that we offer can facilitate the flow in case of gas transport, enabling you to optimize the design of offshore export lines and minimize the number of costly compressor stations.

Shawcor delivers complete end-to-end solutions to protect the integrity of your export line.

We offer high-performance field joint coating systems, pipe protection, transport and storage products, welding inspections and engineering services.

Shawcor plays a crucial role in your value chain by supporting you worldwide with its outstanding project management and logistical optimization capabilities.

In addition to technical challenges, pipelines present a complex value-chain from procurement of the pipes to installation. We are the world leader in providing coating solutions with globally recognized experience in facility mobilization and execution of complex export line projects. Our innovative coating solutions and proven track record of more than 400,000 miles of installed pipelines, is a synonym of reliability and outstanding performance in the most challenging technical and project management situations. Our global network of coating facilities provide flexibility in the event of fast-changing project dynamics involving pipe source, capacity, availability and pipelay schedule.

With 20 permanent plant locations and a fleet of modular coating plants, we provide optimized logistics and enhanced local content requirements. We have successfully executed major projects around the world. Among others, Dragon Cigma (2012); Chevron Wheatstone Upstream Mainline (2013); Shah Deniz II (2014) and Sur de Texas-Tuxpan (2016).

Offshore Solutions