Weir gets that sinking feeling

Kvaerner Oil & Gas Ltd has awarded Weir Pumps a £7.5 million contract to supply 15 downhole multiphase pumps for Texaco’s Captain expansion project in the UK North Sea. Following successful tests, Weir has begun the manufacture of the gas handling hydraulic turbine-driven submersible pumpset (HSP), as well as associated downhole monitoring equipment, at its Glasgow plant.