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 Upstream

The upstream sector of the oil and gas industry – also known as exploration and production (E&P) – is concerned with the searching out of new sources of underground or underwater oil and gas fields. Following initial surveying and prospecting for new fields, a wide range of equipment is required in the drilling and construction of wells and the extraction produced fluids. Seals are critically important to the functionality of this equipment and operations.

Precision Polymer Engineering develops high performance sealing solutions to protect your upstream equipment from unscheduled downtime. Our innovative materials improve seal performance and reliability, with service life expectancy in excess of 25 years – even in the temperature and pressure extremes associated with upstream operations.

High performance elastomer materials

Our custom-engineered seals meet any application or hardware demands, protecting against explosive decompression (ED)sour gas (H2S) and the aggressive chemicals associated with oilfield media. This includes chemicals used to aid extraction of produced fluids through extension processes.

Our high performance elastomer materials have been specially developed to deliver superior sealing solutions to the upstream sector. Many of Precision Polymer Engineering's EnDura®Perlast® and Perlast ICE® elastomer material grades have been tested to international standards such as NORSOKTOTALNACEISO 10423API 6A/6D and ISO 23936-2.

Standard and custom elastomer seals for upstream equipment including:

Subsea Trees, Production Safety Valves, Reciprocating Compressors, Centrifugal Compressors, Gas Turbines, Subsea Manifolds, Pipeline Connectors, Swivels, Actuators, BOP'S, MWD's, Drill Bits, Reservoir Wellheads, Filters, Valves, LWD’s, Rise Connectors, Subsea Mooring, Completion Tools, Separation Equipment, Utility Systems, Choke Valves, Pumps, ESP's, Heating Systems and so much more.

Technical support & advice

We provide trusted sealing consultancy services to a range of upstream and integrated oil and gas companies across the world, keeping operations efficient but above all safe. Get in touch with our specialist engineers and discover the sealing improvements you could make.

How can we help? Find your nearest PPE contact, or send us your requirements.

Elastomer materials compliant with:

Oil & Gas Elastomer Material Range

Below showcases the elastomer material brands that we extensively supply to Upstream applications.

Oil & Gas Sealing Products

Below is a selection of the most common sealing products supplied to Upstream applications.

Suggested Pages

Document Download
Title Description Download
Sealing Solutions for Oil & Gas An overview of the products and services available from PPE for the oil & gas industry. Download File
Explosive Decompression resistant elastomers A summary of international ED test standards (NORSOK, TOTAL, NACE & ISO23936) plus details of which PPE materials meet each standard. Download File
Sour gas resistant elastomers A summary of international H2S test standards (NORSOK, API 6A & ISO10423) and details of which PPE materials have been tested and certified. Download File
Elastomer Chemical Compatibility Guide A guide to the chemical compatibility of over 1000 different media against the main polymer types. Download File

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