Offshore Air Compressors

NCA Offshore Air Compressors

Air/Nitrogen compressors used in Offshore Oil and Gas platforms are usually custom-designed to meet the capacity, pressure, environmental and technical requirements of clients as well as national and international codes and standards. 

NCA Canada offers various options and features for air compressors used on offshore platforms, including:

  • Crashproof Frames or containers, according to DNV 2.7-1, EN 12079, and CSC codes.
  • Offshore ISO containerization as per ISO 10855
  • CSC approved containers
  • Custom Enclosures
  • Rig-Safe and Safe Area Options
  • Hazardous Area Options – ATEX Class 1, Zone 2
  • Data links for central control or remote data availability
  • Modular breakdown for efficient transport and reassembly
  • Frame adaptation for lifting, towing, and hoisting
  • Seawater Cooling options
  • Other custom requirements

DNV certified frames and containers ensure safety and reliability of Air Compressors used in offshore platforms during transportation and installation on the platform.

Ex-proof provisions of Class 1, Div 2 or Zone II compressor assure safety of platform worker’s lives and equipment and protect environment in any event or accident leading to release of explosive gasses to compressor’s area.

Rig-safe Offshore Air Compressor designs are also offered for increased safety levels of compressors in Non-Classified areas, based on customer requirements.

Tier 4 final, low-emission Diesel Engines are used in NCA Offshore Air Compressors (Other tiers or electrical drives on request) and they can deliver high pressures of up to 5,000 PSIG.

Offshore Air Compressor's Applications

NCA Offshore Air Compressors are being used by the most reputable multinational oil service companies around the world. Offshore air and nitrogen compressors are used in Well Testing, Production Drilling and Well Services, Coiled Tubing, Underbalanced Drilling and Pipeline Services such as testing, air pigging and purging. They are used in the toughest environmental conditions while delivering the highest efficiency possible as a result of being custom-designed for the specific operating conditions and technical requirements of our clients.

We collaborate closely with our customers to understand their specific needs and conditions offering the best technical, safest, and most economic compressor systems to be used on their critical offshore projects.

 

Watch some of our offshore air compressors tested and ready to ship:

Offshore Screw Compressors

NCA designs and manufactures Rig-safe and Zone II single-stage and two-stage Offshore Screw Compressors for the air pressure ranges of up to 500 PSIG and volumes of up to 3,000 SCFM per unit.

Screw Compressors on offshore platforms are either used as feed compressors for high pressure boosters or directly used in applications such as well testing, offshore drilling, pipeline services or Nitrogen generation.

Offshore Booster Air Compressors

NCA also manufactures DNV and ATEX certified High-Pressure Booster Air Compressors and Nitrogen Booster Compressors for offshore applications when lower pressure air or nitrogen are available through feed compressors on the platform. NCA offshore booster compressors can increase the existing Air/N2 pressure to 5,000 PSIG.

For additional information please visit our Offshore Air Compressor’s specifications below. Contact our head office to speak with our sales representatives and experts about your requirements or request a quote.

Product Specifications

  • Crashproof Frames, according to DNV 2.7-1
  • Offshore ISO containerization as per ISO 10855
  • Custom Enclosures
  • Hazardous Area Options – ATEX Class 1, Zone 1 or Zone 2
  • Data links for central control or remote data availability
  • Modular breakdown for efficient transport and reassembly
  • Frame adaptation for lifting, towing, and hoisting
  • Seawater Cooling
  • Other custom requirements on request
  • Various options are provided to offer a custom engineered offshore compressor to fit customer and specific operating condition needs
  • Best fit to your operating condition and application
  • Highest energy efficiency and minimum operation costs
  • Reliable performance wherever you need it, in every climate conditions
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