Flexlife Gets Malaysian Patent for Armadillo Repair Clamp

Flexlife has been granted a Malaysian patent for ‘Method and apparatus for repairing tubular members’, for the use of Flexlife’s Armadillo repair clamp for flexible flowlines and risers.

The Armadillo is clamped around the flexible at the location of the known outer sheath damage and is filled with a pressure compensated sealing fluid (FlexGel) which seals off the damaged section of the riser, the company explained.

Flexlife CEO Garry Millard said: “The development and introduction of new technologies is key to Flexlife’s strategy, enabling growth via market penetration and global expansion in the inspection, maintenance and repair sector, the granting of this patent further endorses Flexlife’s technology portfolio.”

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6th Offshore Well Intervention Conference Gulf of Mexico

The Offshore Well Intervention Gulf of Mexico conference (OWI GOM) is returning to Houston, Texas for its sixth year on Wednesday 20 – Thursday 21 November.

Featuring Anadarko, BP, Shell, Chevron, BHGE and Oceaneering, the conference aims to help operators transition to the latest compliance updates, WI systems and business models that enhance safety, quicken well access and improve commerciality.

Across two days, more than 200 delegates, 15 exhibitors and 30 speakers will network together and create solutions to some of the most pertinent industry challenges right now, through a conference programme focused on:

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