Preservation Services

Preservation Services

The Oil & Gas Industry has presented difficult challenges to researchers in fighting the effects of corrosion — in economic loss and environmental safety. The total annual cost of corrosion in the oil and gas production industry is estimated to be $1.372 billion. FGE adapted the preservation ideology as one of the first services the company offers, as we believe in its vital rule in the asset integrity of any industry or project. FGE is specialized in executing time frame based preservation plans, offering a variety of flexible programs depending on different factors.

Why preservation?

Preservation is very important activity for all equipment (rotating/static) as it is the process of protecting equipment from corrosion resulting from surrounding atmosphere Such as; humidity, sand &dust, etc. Also the importance of preservation can be summarized in its definition as it is the protection and preventive maintenance carried out on equipment and systems before it goes into service. Without preserving any equipment, corrosion resulting from all weather condition definitely will kill the machine causing it not do its function especially in case of long time storage.
Targeted equipment
FGE offers preservation services for most types of equipment:

Rotating Equipment

Static Equipment

FGE is specialized in the preservation of all types of  rotating equipment such as FGE is specialized in the preservation of most types of  static equipment such as:
  •    Centrifugal pumps and compressors
  •     Reciprocating pumps and compressors
  •     Screw pumps and compressors
  •     Rotary pumps and compressors
  •     Blowers
  •     Vessels
  •     Filters
  •     Heat exchangers
  •     Boilers
  •     Columns and towers
Preservation Tools
In FGE we believe that in order to perform the right job you must have the right tools. We always put a great concern in updating our tools and get the right tools for all our activities according to our clients’ demands. Here are some of our common tools that are used in most of our preservation activities:
  •   Hand pumps
  • Sand papers
  • Greasers
  • Blowers
  • Grinder accessories
Preservation Materials
In order to overcome corrosion effects, FGE uses planned programs which include the usage of many different materials. In FGE we always care that the materials we use are environmentally safe and non-polluting. Here are some of the material we use in most of our preservation activities:
  • VCI (Vapor Corrosion Inhibitor)
  • VpCI (Vapor phase Corrosion Inhibitor)
  •   Plastic Covers
  •  Grease
  • Special ropes
Achievements at Zohr gas field
FGE was responsible for the preservation of all rotating equipment at Zohr gas field. FGE successfully preserved over 1000 rotating equipment which played a very vital rule in the asset integrity of these equipment  
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