As a result of the company's strategic plan to enter the topside market for chemical injection, we are pleased to announce that TCO has signed an agreement with the University of Stavanger for technology rights to a patented topside flow control valve.
Several years of research, operational deployment and experience has produced a portfolio of the next generation, ISO V0 14310 certified barrier and suspension plugs.
Through close collaboration with BP Norge AS, TCO R&D department has developed new state of the art technology for down-hole equipment.
July 18th 2013, TCO run the world’s first Disappearing Tubing Hanger Plug (DTHP) for a major client in Nigeria/ West Africa. The client confirmed that the first DTHP plug was successfully cycled open as planned from the FPSO vessel on the 29th August 2013.
New well technology has been developed for application on the Valemon field. A new type of glass plug will be used as a barrier against the reservoir inside the tubing on high-pressure/high-temperature gas fields, resulting in considerable cost saving.