Oerlikon Fairfield to market expanded jacking drives portfolio at OTC

The Offshore Technology Conference - the event for the development of offshore resources in the fields of drilling, exploration, production and environmental protection - takes place from May 5-8 at Reliant Park in Houston, Texas.

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With the addition of the S1500 and S500 jacking drive models, Oerlikon Fairfield now has a total of eight jacking drives in its product portfolio which also includes its S60A, S130, S350, S650, S1000 and S2000 solutions. The S1500 has a maximum jacking rating of 15.5M in.-lb., with a maximum holding rating of 18.6M in.-lb., and the S500 has a maximum jacking rating of 4.425M in-lb, with a maximum holding rating of 5.3M in.-lb.

“We are excited to present these two new designs to the industry at this year’s Offshore Technology Conference,” says Rob Kress, oil and energy business development manager for Oerlikon Fairfield. “We are focused on continually understanding the needs of our customers and supplying them with optimal solutions for their specific applications.”

With more than 30 years of experience in the industry, Oerlikon Fairfield has partnered with some of the top offshore companies and is backed by the engineering, design and application expertise to ensure that its customers’ equipment is powered with the right drive system. Oerlikon Fairfield is a key supplier to GustoMSC’s integrated jacking systems.

“As leading designer of the largest available series of best-in-class jackups, we are convinced of the importance of an integrated design of the jackup and its jacking system. That is what we offer to our clients and it is an important driver for our reputation and success,” says GustoMSC CEO Nils van Nood. “The jacking drives that Oerlikon Fairfield have developed for us give us the opportunity to provide the best solutions to the market.”

Oerlikon Fairfield will exhibit in two locations at OTC 2014, sharing space with regional distributor, Hydraquip Custom Systems Inc., in booth 4105, and in outdoor hospitality tent 412, where product experts and technical leaders will be available to discuss drive solutions for jacking systems, coil tubing injectors, mud and frac pumps, gas compressors, top drives and a range of other equipment necessary for energy production.