19 April 2018, Sweetcrude, Lagos — Trelleborg is committed to sharing its knowledge with the industry and welcomes the opportunity to speak at industry events such as the upcoming Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston, Texas, April 30 through May 3. At this year’s conference, Trelleborg will present three technical papers covering topics including Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) transfer, computational fluid dynamics, and adjustable buoyancy.
Collin Gaskill, the Product Development Engineer with Trelleborg’s offshore operation, states: “We feel that sharing our polymer innovation could be vital for the development of key applications in the future. The discussions and presentations at conferences such as OTC allow the industry and its community to learn from experiences and build on successes that will push the sector to the next level.”
Vincent Lagarrigue, Director of Trelleborg’s oil & marine hoses operations will present a technical paper titled “Re-Shaping LNG Transfer” on Monday, April 30 at 14:00 in room 602 as part of the session on FLNG and Gas Monetization – Innovative Processing and Design.
Collin will present two technical papers at the conference. The first is titled “VIV-Mitigating Buoyancy Module Performance Characterization Using Computational Fluid Dynamics” on Wednesday, May 2 at 09:30 in room 600 as part of the session on Applications of Computational Fluid Dynamics in Offshore Engineering.
The second technical paper is titled “Technology Qualification of Deepwater Transport Shuttle Adjustable Buoyancy System” which Collin will present on Wednesday, May 2 at 14:00 in room 600 as part of the session on Metocean Advances.
OTC Houston 2018
Trelleborg will exhibit its range of innovative offshore solutions at OTC Houston 2018 in hall C on stand 3227. Products are designed with quality, performance and efficiency front of mind and include high-performance buoyancy, insulation, passive fire protection, sealing solutions and hoses.