Date: 2012
Supply of ProTek® Valve Enclosures and Flange Covers for St. Clair sur Epte gas storage facility delivering blast and hydrocarbon jet fire protection of 2 gas metering stations and 16 pipe flanges ranging from 6 inch to 24 inch diameter.
Products commissioned: ProTek® Enclosures & Flange Covers (0.15barg blast and J30 hydrocarbon jet fire protection)
Client: GRT Gaz / MG Normandie
Location: St Clair sur Epte Gas Storage Facility, France




Customer requirement / problem

  • Protection of 2 gas metering stations & 16 pipe flanges ranging from 6 inch to 24 inch diameter
  • Zero maintenance for minimum 20 year life
  • Rapid removal for maintenance or inspection purposes
  • Resistant to extreme environments, saline atmosphere & entirely impervious to rain, snow & ice
  • Certified Hydrocarbon Jet Fire (J30) protection
  • Simple and rapid installation by local site personnel and easy operation
  • Lightweight protection covers as work is often restricted to one person
  • No hot work required during assembly or removal of the protection
  • Products to be supplied in finish to match pipeline green colour

ProTek® Solution

  • ProTek® Flange Covers supplied as moulded half and quarter-shells latched together for rapid, low cost and safe installation
  • ProTek® Equipment Enclosures supplied as lightweight composite panels bolted to structuralstainless steel frames
  • Fit and Forget – Non-metallic composite structures with no corrosion risk for minimum 30 year life
  • Latched moulded half and quarter-shells design of Flange Covers 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® Equipment Enclosures and Flange Covers are bolted or latched together meaning no hot work or handling of hazardous chemicals on site
  • Rapid installation by local site personnel with SCS training and supervision support
  • All products delivered with matched green gelcoat to match RAL colour code needed by GRT