Total E&P Norge AS joins the Typhoon Valve pilot projectTyphonix have over the past years developed an innovative and separation friendly new valve concept to reduce shear forces and the emulsification of oil and water.
This month Total E&P Norge AS signed up for participation in the project. Other companies participating are: Statoil, Eni, Shell and ConocoPhillips together with Mokveld BV and the Research Council of Norway.
The pilot project, which will take place in 2010, will take the technology from a research phase to demonstration of the technology in an offshore producing field.
Jon Ingar Monsen represents Total E&P Norge AS in the Steering Committee. He expresses that Total E&P Norge AS finds the Typhoon Valve technology interesting, and if the pilot installation and testing confirms the results from the prototype testing, the Typhoon Valve may have a significant potential.