Trendsetter Wins LLOG Salamanca Manifold, Connectors Contract
Trendsetter Engineering, Inc. has been awarded a significant contract for the provision of subsea hardware by LLOG Exploration Offshore, L.L.C. for the Salamanca subsea developments at Leon and Castile.
“We’re delighted to continue our great partnership with LLOG on the Salamanca Field Development,” said Ron Downing, President of Trendsetter Engineering. “This project is a continuation of the great trust Trendsetter have developed with LLOG, building on recent successful deliveries for Spruance, Taggart and Dome Patrol.”
Trendsetter’s scope of work includes the design and manufacture of the subsea production manifold featuring Trendsetter’s TCS subsea connectors along with valves sourced from Advanced Technology Valve S.p.A. (ATV) in Colico, Italy. Trendsetter is also supplying TCS connectors and ATV valves for the export tie-ins. The equipment is slated for delivery in early 2024.
The Trendsetter Connection System (TCS) is a family of subsea connector solutions developed to meet industry needs for reliable, innovative connector products. The heart of the TCS is Trendsetter’s proprietary TEX metal-to-metal (MTM) gasket system. Trendsetter first introduced its subsea connector and TEX gasket technology to the industry in 2015 and has now since delivered more than 400 connectors to clients around the world. The product line spans 2” through 20” nominal bore sizes, as well as multi‐ bore, 400°F and 20,000 psi offerings.