FRP in Oil and Gas Industry

When structures fail or are in jeopardy of failing, finding a fast, trusted, and economical solution is preferred by all involved. Fortunately for specifying engineers, Afzir has spent over 20 years pioneering advanced construction technologies utilizing Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) products. Our FRP products systems have been selected to rehabilitate and retrofit infrastructures worldwide, with award-winning results. Applications include: buildings, walls, beams, roofs, columns, piles, bridges, utility poles, cellular towers, pipes, culverts, tunnels, chimneys, smokestacks, tanks, and more! Our solutions are faster and more economical than traditional repair methods, because our products are exceptionally strong, versatile, light-weight, durable, and work equally well on concrete, masonry, steel, and timber.

Retrofitting in oil and gas industry
Oil and gas industry structures
In short, Afzir provides the savings, speed, versatility, and durability owners, engineers, and contractors need to repair and strengthen vital infrastructures on time and with economical expenses.

Retrofitting of Oil Transmission Lines

Save time and money by asking the experts at Afzir how we can help solve all your problems with buried pipe, however big or small.

Advantages of repair of pipes with FRP include:

  • Most repairs are trenchless, requiring zero or minimal excavation
  • Can increase the pressure rating of the pipe significantly
  • Repairs can be done internally or externally
  • Minimal increase in wall thickness (typically ¼ inch (5 mm)
  • The smooth FRP lining will improve flow capacity of the pipe
  • Repairs are fast with minimal downtime
  • Ideal for spot repair of only damaged areas

Afzir engineers can provide you the best solution for repairing of different types of pipes, including concrete water & waste water pipe, steel water & waste water pipe, polymer water & waste water pipes, steel oil & gas pipes and polymer oil & gas pipes.

Use of composite pipes in petrochemicals
Composite pipe

Strengthening Off Shore Drilling & Platforms

Oil platforms are larges structures that are used for drilling and producing oil and/or natural gas from seas or oceans. Based on their application, the platforms may be floating or an artificial island or attached to the ocean floor. There are several distinct types of platforms and rigs such as:

Fixed Platforms, Compliant Towers platforms, Semi-submersible Platforms, Jack-up Platforms, Ship-board Rigs platforms, Floating production systems, Tension-leg Platforms, Seastars platforms, Spar Platforms.

In this field of industry, Afzir provides the savings, speed, versatility, and durability owners, engineers, and contractors need to repair and strengthen vital infrastructures on time and with economical expenses.

Oil and Gas
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