Over the years since start-up, Quipbrokers have performed many Surplus Management and Asset Recovery Projects on behalf of our clients.
We have also sourced and supplied a lot of equipment and material as per our customers requirements. Our customer have some times saved a lot of money by using second-hand equipment, and this may have helped them meeting a tight project schedule. We are proud to say that on some occasions we have helped our customers getting their drilling platform back in working status from zero day rate within short time by sourcing and delivering refurbished second-hand equipment.
These are some examples of the wide array of equipment we have worked with over the years, that may give you an idea of what we can do for Asset Recovery Clients and Equipment Sourcing Customers:
Quipbrokers sold a large package of electric motors on behalf of a major offshore company. Buying used or new/unused surplus equipment may lower your cost and cut lead time considerably.
Misc. Electric Motors
Quipbrokers delivered a refurbished 196 kW Hydraulic Power Unit with Diesel Engine to a client in Sweden.
Hydraulic Power Unit with Diesel Engine
Quipbrokers delivered 3 each reconditioned Fisher Control Valves, Cast Steel Body, with 667-70 actuator and DVC6200/HC controller to a Offshore Production Company in Norway.
Fisher Control Valve with Cast Steel
Quipbrokers delivered a brand new Eddy Current Brake to a drilling rig in Norway.
Eddy Current Brake
Quipbrokers rented a 18-3/4" 5000 psi High Pressure Riser Spool and a Cameron Clamp no. 27 to a drilling contractor in Norway.
18-3/4" 5000 psi High Pressure Riser Spool and Cameron Clamp no. 27
Quipbrokers delivered 4 each 180 bar W.P. Woma Water Injection Triplex Pumps to an oil & gas service company in Thailand. The pumps will be refurbished, furnished with engines and be added to their rental pumps fleet.
180 bar W.P. Woma Water Injection Triplex Pumps
Quipbrokers delivered a used Maritime Hydraulics Manipulator Arm (Racking Arm) to a major North-sea drilling contractor. The racking arm was refurbished and installed with short lead time and cost savings on their semi-submersible rig.
Maritime Hydraulics Manipulator Arm
Quipbrokers sourced and delivered new surplus Tube and Shell Heat exchangers (150 bar WP, 8 m long, 10 Te each) for use with gas compressors to a major oil & gas service company. This lead to huge cost savings for our client.
Surplus Tube and Shell Heat exchangers
Quipbrokers delivered a Package of Casing Handling Tools, including elevators, spiders, slips, collars etc. to a North-sea based Oil Service Company.
Package of Casing Handling Tools
Quipbrokers delivered a Subsea Production Workover Equipment Package comprising FMC Riser String Assembly, Umbilical Reels, Umbilicals etc. to a Light Well Intervention Vessel.
Subsea Production Workover Equipment Package
Quipbrokers delivered refurbished equipment for a complete 1000 ton capacity slip winch system for a ship breaking yard. The winch system comprises 1000 ton blocks, traction winch system, 25 T SWL utility winches (picture) and common Hydraulic Power Units. The slip winch system will be used for pulling scrap vessels of up to 5000 Te deadweight to the slip for environmentally safe demolition.
Quipbrokers performed marketing and sold 10 each 2400 kW unused surplus Daihatsu marine generator sets on behalf of a ship owner client. These generator sets will be used to build a new 24 MW electric power plant in the Caribbean. This is a good example on that utilizing surplus equipment can make development projects with limited budget feasible.
Generator, Marine Engine, Daihatsu 8DK-28 - 2400 kW - Unused
Quipbrokers performed marketing on behalf of drilling contractor client, and sold a complete BOP stack to a contractor in Mexico. Buying used or new/unused surplus equipment may lower your cost and cut lead time considerably.
BOP, 13-5/8", 15000 psi, Stack - NOV Shaffer
Quipbrokers sourced and sold a unused surplus pedestal crane to a Pipe laying barge owner operating in the Sakalin sea.
Cranes and spare parts can be provided for several brands.
Liebherr offshore pedestal crane
Problem: Shut down on Production platform in Indonesia, caused by leaking Flexible Riser Hose.
Solution: Customer located new surplus Flexible Riser 6" x 5000 psi x 220 m in www.quipbase.com. Hose w/Reel 6 m. dia. x 3 m. wide x 30 T., shipped from Bergen to Batam by Antonov AN-124 Aircraft.
Flexible Riser Hose
Quipbrokers have sourced several Master Bushings and Adaptor Bushings for Rotary Tables for offshore rig clients in the North-Sea. Delivery from stock or short delivery time is our speciality.
Master bushing adaptor ring for rotary table
Quipbrokers, on behalf of client BP Exploration and Production, sourced subsea equipment for the Macando Spill Response Team. These parts were vital for the final and successful killing of the well after nearly 3 months of blowout.
Cameron Mini choke and kill connectors
Quipbrokers, on behalf of client Aker Stord, Norway, performed the marketing and sale of 1100 Tonn used line pipe that was removed from the seabed at the Frigg Field. The sale was based on an Invitation to Tender to international pipe traders and stockists based on "sealed bid" procedure. The complete lot was sold to a U.K. based company to a price beyond our clients expectations.
1100 Tonn 12", 20" and 26" Line Pipe
Quipbrokers, on behalf of Norwegian client sourced 5 each new surplus 6" FB 300# RF Ball Valves w/Gear. Our client saved both on cost but more importantly on delivery time, so they could meet their tight project schedule. This is just a small example on how we have helped our clients sourcing new surplus equipment.
6" FB 300# RF Ball Valve w/Gear
Quipbrokers, on behalf of client Aker Offshore Partner Norway, continued with marketing and sale of all equipment dismantled from the Frigg Field DP2 Platform. One of the Offshore Pedestal Cranes was sold to a customer in China. For more information about the Frigg Field Cessation Project, click the reference link below.
Bucyrus Erie MK-60 Crane
Quipbrokers, on behalf of client Dolphin Drilling Norway, performed the marketing and sale of all equipment dismantled from the Semi- submersible platform Bredford Dolphin after a major upgrade project performed in Poland. Among the larger items we disposed, we sold a Seatrax Model 6020 Offshore Pedestal Crane to a customer in South-east Asia.
Seatrax Model 6020 Crane
Quipbrokers AS delivered a unused surplus Serck Como watermaker to Frontier Drilling, Canada.
Serck Como Watermaker
Due to rig shutdown in Japanese waters, Quipbrokers AS successfully delivered in three days Gilmore check valves at customers specification. Customer was Seadrill Offshore. Quipbrokers is an authorized distributor for Gilmore Valve Company, Houston.
For more information, click the reference link below.
Gilmore Shuttle Valve
Quipbrokers, on behalf of client Aker Offshore Partner Norway, performed the marketing and sale of all equipment dismantled from the Frigg Field TCP2 Platform. See photos showing Process Separator prior to delivery and after being refurbished by new owner.
For more information about the Frigg Field Cessation Project, click the reference link below.
Separator Vessel CV-502 "as is"
Separator CV-502 after refurbishment
Quipbrokers' equipment sourcing service made a delivery of a 650 ton Hydralift top drive and two drillers cabins to Neptune Marine Oil & Gas, Singapore.
Hydralift Top Drive
Quipbrokers' equipment sourcing service made a delivery of two double 80,000 lbs Shaffer Riser Tensioners to Odfjell Drilling Norway January 2005. Short delivery time was required and both 22 T tensioner assemblies were air freighted from Houston to Aberdeen U.K. for refurbishment and recertification by DNV. Refurbished Air pressure vessels were also delivered for the same project.
Shaffer Riser Tensioners by air
Quipbrokers on behalf of client ConocoPhillips Norway, performed a reuse feasibility stud and managed the sale of the Ekofisk platform elevating (jack-up) equipment. This included 97 each 700 tonne cylinders and 18 each 180 tonne cylinders plus the supporting equipment of HPU' s etc. The total weight of equipment disposed was about 3500 Tonn.
Ekofisk Jacking Cylinders & HPU's
Quipbrokers' equipment sourcing service made a successful delivery of a Marine Aluminium Telescopic Gangway to Odfjell Drilling Norway autumn 2003. The gangway was refurbished on the ship during transit from U.S.A. to Norway, and it was installed on the Deepsea Trym immediately after arrival at CCB offshore base. The rig then went direct to service at the Ekofisk Field.
The Deepsea Trym
Quipbrokers, on behalf of client Aker Offshore Partner Norway, performed the marketing and sale of all equipment dismantled from the U.K. sector Maureen Platform, as well as removal project surplus equipment. The project is now successfully terminated.
The Maureen Platform towing
Quipbrokers, on behalf of client Statoil ASA Norway, performed the marketing and sale of the 1994 made Troll “A” Modular Drilling Rig (weight approx. 2300 MT). Modules and Equipment from the rig were reused in various rig projects in West Africa, Caspian Sea, North-sea and Europe Land Drilling. The project is now successfully terminated.
The Troll "A" Platform Drilling Rig
Quipbrokers, on behalf of client Aker Stord, Norway, sold most of the equipment removed from the Esso Odin Platform, including the platform drilling rig. The project is now successfully terminated.
The Esso Odin Platform