DATUM® ICS increases offshore compression without expanding footprint
When space is at a premium, a small footprint and reduced weight can make a significant difference for onshore, fixed and floating offshore platforms. Such was the case for a Brazilian client operating in the Marlin oil field in the Campos Basin. They came to Dresser-Rand with a need for more compression, yet didn’t have the space for a conventional compressor. We answered their request with the DATUM® ICS compressor, a complete compression system that integrates proprietary separation technology and Dresser-Rand DATUM compressor technology together with process piping and coolers into a single-lift package.
The DATUM ICS contains the compressor, motor, separation system, and gas coolers all within the same process module, which means it can be installed as a single, compact unit. This serves as a significant advantage for subsea applications. Its totally enclosed configuration makes it easy to transport, install and retrieve from the ocean floor.
Key Advantages of the DATUM ICS:
- 50% smaller and 50% lighter than conventional compressor solutions
- Proprietary centrifugal separation technology
- High-speed, close-coupled, gas-cooled motor
- Magnetic bearing rotor system