Date: 1993 – 2001
Products commissioned: ProTek® Fire and Blast Barriers (A60, H0 and H60 / up to 0.3 barg blast rating)
Client: ConocoPhillips / Brown & Root
Location: Greater Ekofisk Platforms Complex in the Norwegian North Sea


Customer requirement / problem

  • Certified Hydrocarbon Fire (up to H60) and Blast (up to 0.3 barg; 30kN/m²) protection walls for several platforms in the Ekofisk complex
  • Wall design to accommodate existing installed platform layout with minimal modification
  • Wall to incorporate Pipe, Tube and Cable Penetrations as well as Personnel Access Doors
  • A60 Cladding to a new stair tower being installed as part of a platform upgrade
  • Installation by available platform personnel to take place without shutdown
  • Minimum weight to be added to the platforms
  • No in-service maintenance required
  • Penetration detail requirements for ancillary equipment
  • To meet project HSE requirements throughout project lifecycle


ProTek® Solution

  • ProTek® Fire and Blast Walls delivered as kits of panels and fixings for rapid & safe installation
  • CAD models developed to ensure good fit up and determine optimum panel layout
  • Integrated fire and blast resistant piping, tubing and cable penetration details
  • Wall designs incorporate Customer-specified proprietary doors
  • Lightweight ProTek® structural composite panels installed safely and rapidly
  • All panels pre-drilled at SCS premises for bolting to platform steel frame works at pre-determined locations with no hot work requirements
  • Rapid installation by platform personnel with SCS training and supervision support
  • Independent third party certification for all Fire and Blast Walls