MAN’s Subsea Compressors Reach Field Proven Status

Both subsea compression trains at Statoil’s Åsgard field have achieved more than 25,000 operation hours with an availability close to 100 percent.
The world’s first subsea gas compression facility features two MAN Diesel & Turbo HOFIM motor-compressor units.

The Åsgard subsea compression system has officially reached the highest Technology Readiness Level (TRL) 7 with both trains surpassing 10,000 operating hours. The subsea facility demonstrated an availability close to 100 percent – the very few interruptions were caused by failure of the power supply from the vessel.

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