HOUSTON, April 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Sandvik, a developer and producer of stainless steels and other high-performance materials for the oil and gas industry, will be showcasing its innovative products to more than 90,000 Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) attendees in Houston from May 1-4, 2017.
Along with a reputation for innovation, Sandvik is well known for the reliability of their high-performance materials for demanding applications. Recently, stainless steel, seamless umbilical tubes made using Sandvik SAF 2507™ super-duplex were recovered from the Åsgard Field in the Norwegian Sea after 17 years in service. After thorough testing, results found no presence of corrosion or material degradation, highlighting the robustness of Sandvik's materials to withstand such challenging conditions in the oil and gas industry.
"Sandvik's continued dedication to innovating products that withstand the most challenging of conditions in this industry is astounding," said John Tokaruk, global product manager, umbilical tubing, Sandvik. "Advancing technologies are such an important and widely-discussed topic in the energy industry right now. We believe that continued research and development is crucial to the success of our products, which is why we continue to do this on a global scale."
At OTC Houston, Sandvik will be showcasing its range of corrosion-resistant materials and technology. These include umbilicals made from Sandvik SAF 2507™ super-duplex and the Sandvik Welding App, which provides welding engineers and purchase managers with a range of useful information added with instant support via a mobile phone.
This year, visitors to booth 1801 at the NRG Center will be able to experience an innovative augmented reality guide featuring Sandvik's range of products, including umbilical tubing, control lines, OCTG, and more. Furthermore, John Tokaruk will conduct a presentation on the company's findings from the Åsgard field on-site, at the Sandvik booth, at 2:30pm on May 1-3.
For further information on Sandvik, visit the website: http://www.smt.sandvik.com
Sandvik is a world-leading developer and manufacturer of products in advanced stainless steels and special alloys for the most demanding environments, as well as products and systems for industrial heating.
For more information on Sandvik, visit http://www.smt.sandvik.com.