Prevention without chemicals.
SPIN® is a patented concept that locally will prevent scale from growing in pipes and valves. The patented principle can be applied in valves and other areas where a clean surface is necessary. The SPIN® and its effect is proven in an onshore flow loop, and is designed to protect SSSVs. The SPIN® tool can therefore reduce the need for frequent operation of the valve as well as scale cleaning operations.
In 2018, SPIN® was successfully installed in a sub-surface safety valve in Norway where it reduced the valve cycling frequency by more than 75%.
Forthcoming designs will be related to protection of gas lift valves and ESPs.