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Motion Compensation for Semi-submersible Rigs

Deep water drilling requires a rigid connection between the platform/drill-ship and the seabed. In order to keep on drilling in rough weather conditions, the movement of the derrick on the platform needs to be compensated. This compensation is done by wire-line or direct tensioning systems based on hydraulic systems, and in order to keep the hydraulic pressure stable in the system, high pressure air or gas is used.


What are Sauer Compressors used for?
  • Supplying an air or gas cushion on top of the hydraulic liquid
Who are the customers for Sauer Compressors?
  • OEM companies
  • Drilling operators
  • Shipyards
  • Packagers
Which Sauer product ranges are used?

Product ranges: 5000, 6000
Variants: Special Module
Volumetric flow: 140 m³/h | 2.3 m³/min | 82 scfm
Pressure range: 207 – 315 bar (g) | 3000 – 4600 psig
Medium: Air or Nitrogen

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