Date: 2013
Supply of ProTek® Valve Covers for Ellesmere Port LPG Storage Facility for hydrocarbon jet fire protection of 4 shutdown valves and diversion of leakage away from spherical LPG storage tanks
Products commissioned: ProTek® Valve Covers (J60 hydrocarbon jet fire protection)
Client: Avanti Gas
Location: Ellesmere Port LPG Storage Facility, near Liverpool, UK




Customer requirement / problem

  • Protection of 4 valves & associated flanges located near LPG storage tanks
  • Certified Hydrocarbon Jet Fire (J60) protection
  • Diversion of any hydrocarbon leakage / jet fire away from LPG storage tanks
  • Zero maintenance for minimum 30 year life
  • Rapid removal for maintenance or inspection purposes
  • Resistant to extreme environments, saline atmosphere & entirely impervious to rain, snow & ice
  • Simple and rapid installation by local site personnel
  • Lightweight protection covers for minimum load applied to the pipeline
  • No hot work required during assembly or removal of the protection covers

ProTek® Solution

  • ProTek® Valve Covers supplied as moulded half-shells bolted together for rapid, low cost and safe installation
  • Proprietary ProTek® vent design for safe diversion of leaking hydrocarbons / jet fire
  • Fit and Forget – Non-metallic composite structures with no corrosion risk for minimum 30 year life
  • Bolted moulded half shells design ensures rapid removal
  • Advanced composite design with proven 25 year track record in offshore marine environment
  • Hydrocarbon jet fire performance certified by recognized Classification Societies
  • Lightweight ProTek® composite structures installed safely and rapidly by a single person
  • All ProTek® Valve and Flange Covers are bolted together meaning no hot work or handling of hazardous chemicals on site
  • Rapid installation by local site personnel with SCS training and supervision support