Oil & Gas

Oil & Gas

In an industry where time is money (even if it is liquid) and the cost of down time can reach more than one million dollars an hour, reliability is essential.
That is where the Solcon-IGEL Group comes in. We have been delivering soft starting solutions to the Oil & Gas industry since the year 1977, earning an impeccable reputation for providing the world’s largest oil rigs, vessels, and oil & gas pumping stations, with the highest quality and uniquely designed soft starters for pumps and compressors. As an option, these soft starters may be suited for working in the most severe environments.

As the world’s largest supplier of soft starters for compressors to FPSO’s (Floating production storage and offloading), we assure marine certifications for all the products that are offered for Marine applications. Solcon-IGEL’s extensive reference list includes Exxon Mobil, Shell, BP, Gazprom, Enbridge, Talisman and many more.
We provide Soft Starters, Thyristor Power Controllers and Protection Relays, separately, or as customized “Turn-Key” projects, tailored to meet the customers every need.

Special Functions

  • A complete product line 8-3000A, 208- lS000V
  • Soft-Starting systems for Asynchronous, Synchronous and Slip-ring motors
  • A variety of choices for severe, heavy and standard duty applications
  • A Robust construction, pre-designed for harsh environments
  • Unique Soft Starting and stopping characteristics
  • Heavy duty, fully rated design
  • Sophisticated motor protection
  • Easy installation and operation
  • Savings on very Expensive Step-down Transformers & Switchgear.

Typical Applications

  • Gas Compressors
  • Reciprocating Compressors
  • Axial Compressors (1-50 MW)
  • Pumps
  • Pipeline heating
  • Injection pumps
  • Firefighting pumps

Case Studies

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Compressors in Oil & Gas in Vietnam
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Medium Voltage Soft Starter for Oxygen Plant Compressor
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