Sulzer, with 180 years of experience and expertise, is a world leader in the oil and gas industry. We provide state-of-the art pumping solutions for oil and gas production, transportation, refining, and petrochemical processing.
Sulzer provides state-of-the art pumping solutions for oil and gas production, transportation, refining, and petrochemical processing.
Cutting-edge pumping solutions for the oil and gas industry
Our success in oil and gas is based on our unique ability to push technical barriers, and provide reliable high-quality equipment. From the concept phase through to design, manufacture, testing, installation and dependable operational support, we supply it all.
We are at the forefront of delivering groundbreaking designs that stay ahead of oil and gas production developments. Recent challenges include 3MW to 6MW subsea hybrid and multiphase pressure boosting systems.
Pumping solutions for all processes
Pumping solutions we provide include:
- Oil production: pumps for injection, main oil line, seawater lift, fire-fighting, subsea and associated auxiliary applications
- Floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO): pumps for injection, firewater, seawater lift, offloading, process and auxiliary
- Pipelines: Booster pumps and main line pipeline pumps for upstream and mid-stream applications: crude oil, diluted bitumen, diluent, natural gas liquids (NGL), refinery products and petro-chemicals (gasoline, diesel, LPG, super critical ethylene, etc.)
- Gas (LNG): ultra-high pressure send out pumps for the latest generation of LNG terminals
- CO2: CO2 pipeline transportation and high pressure injection pumps
- Pump services: diagnostic and consulting, maintenance and support, technical and economic optimisation through retrofits.
Our reliability in oil and gas applications is renowned across the world. Sulzer products have earned a reputation for first time start-ups, availability, reliability and ease-of-maintenance. We receive regular compliments from our customers. Our ground-breaking technology led to the world’s first 40,000 hour impeller life guarantee on a high energy injection pump.
With more than 1,000,000kW installed power and more than 1,000,000 operating hours, Sulzer HPcp injection pumps have delivered 99% availability for our customers.
Innovative water injection pumps
Sulzer continues to establish world records in the oil and gas business and our list of firsts is unequaled. Having produced the most power water injection pumps in 1980s, we later broke our own record by 50% up to 27MW.
We were also the first to deliver injection pumps with discharge pressure >600bar (designs now >800bar), as well as the world’s largest multiphase and LNG sendout pumps.
It is clear that Sulzer is the technical leader in its field. Thanks to innovation and state-of-the-art technology, Sulzer develops customised solutions, to meet the most stringent specifications.
Sulzer has the in-house capability to provide specialist service support to the upstream oil and gas industry for all large water filled electro-submersible pumps manufactured by Sulzer and third party pump companies.
The retrofit market has been booming over the past years. New environmental regulations, tougher competition for more efficient and reliable equipment and technological advances contributed greatly to the popularity of retrofit as a solution to ageing systems.
Sulzer’s latest CPE single-stage pump solutions feature a number of convention-breaking innovations that are expected to provide marine operators with crucial cost savings and increased operational efficiency.
Sulzer is pleased to unveil its BLUE BOX™ suite of software solutions, which integrate Internet of Things (IoT) and Cloud based technologies to deliver powerful asset optimisation and accurate, real-time predictive maintenance capabilities.
Swiss industrial engineering company Sulzer has signed a binding agreement with Renova Group to purchase five million Sulzer shares, which is expected to mitigate disruptions to Sulzer’s business operations.
Switzerland-based pumping solutions provider Sulzer is pleased to announce a 2% growth in organic order intake, and 12% including acquisitions, during 2017.
Swiss pump engineering specialist Sulzer is pleased to announce that the company has completed the acquisition of US-based JWC Environmental LLC (JWC).
Sulzer is pleased to announce it has completed the acquisition of industrial pumping solutions company Ensival Moret.
Sulzer is pleased to announce that it achieved an order intake of Sfr757.6m during the first quarter of 2017, which marks significant increase over the Sfr684.6m achieved in the same period of the previous year.
Sulzer has reported that currency-adjusted order intake and sales decreased by 2% last year, while orders in the power, water, general industry markets increased.
Sulzer has announced that its acquisition of Ensival Moret (EM), a subsidiary of Moret Industries, has now been completed.
Switzerland-based engineering firm Sulzer's Chemtech division has been selected as the exclusive licensee of ExxonMobil's pioneering cMIST dehydration technology, with a view to facilitating deployment across the oil and gas industry.
On 25 November 2016, Sulzer entered into exclusive discussions with Moret Industries to acquire the pump manufacturer Ensival Moret, a part of Moret Industries. The enterprise value for the proposed transaction is €80m (Sfr85m).
Sulzer unveils an extension to the state-of-the-art SMD axially split pump range to meet the requirements in municipal water treatment, supply, and distribution. The company extends the performance of the pump range towards lower flows and implements a higher level of standardization for cost-effective solutions and short delivery times.
Sulzer traditionally has a strong presence in the desalination and wastewater market. Now, the company introduces an extended product portfolio that also covers clean water applications.
In the first half of 2016, sales, operational EBITA, and operational ROSA continued to be stable.
Sulzer and FMC Technologies have received a subsea multiphase boosting pump contract to upgrade one of the pumping modules in Shell's Parque das Conchas, a deepwater oil field off the coast of Brazil.
After nearly 60 years of service, the hydro generator at Lochay Power Station was scheduled for refurbishment and the project was awarded to Sulzer, which has a distinguished history in high-voltage generator refurbishment.
Orders from the power, water, and general industry markets improved, whereas headwinds in the oil and gas market remained significant.
The best ongoing energy performance on the market.
Savings from Sulzer Full Potential Program Partially Offset Market Headwinds, Free Cash Flow Improved
Order intake and sales decreased in 2015. Strong growth in the power market partially offset reduced activity in the oil and gas market.
Sulzer has been granted an order for the delivery of an extensive process pump package to Metsä Group's next-generation bio product mill in Äänekoski, Finland. The construction work of the mill is scheduled to be completed during the third quarter of 2017.
Sulzer's Birmingham Service Centre is tackling a local skills shortage by continuing to invest in apprentices that are keen to learn new skills, as well as working towards full-time employment in a vibrant and challenging industry. Specialising in mechanical and electrical repairs of large rotating equipment, the centre for UK operations is now looking for four new apprentices to join the programme in September.
The board of directors of Sulzer has appointed Greg Poux-Guillaume, until now president and CEO of Alstom Grid, a world leader in power transmission, as Sulzer's new chief executive officer, effective 1 December 2015.
Sulzer has launched the new innovative SNS end suction single-stage process pump range.
Sulzer has signed a worldwide framework agreement with Veolia Environnement for three years.
Based on the current challenging environment in the oil and gas market, Sulzer decided to take measures to streamline the manufacturing capacities of its pumps equipment division.
Sulzer received an order from Strathcona Storage Limited Partnership. The pumps Sulzer supplies are for the challenging application of injecting hydrocarbons at a very high pressure into salt caverns for storage. The pumps will be shipped in the first quarter of 2016.
On 28 July 2015, Sulzer acquired the business of Expert International Pompe Service (EIPS) located in Casablanca, Morocco. Through this acquisition, Sulzer expands its footprint in North Africa.
Sulzer recently delivered its 1000th pump to Enbridge, marking a unique event in the history of both companies, as well as in the industry. The event crowns a relationship that has spanned more than six decades.
Sulzer has been contracted as the pumps provider for the critical liquids removal system of the INPEX-operated Ichthys liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in September 2014.
Sulzer and Wetend Technologies are launching an innovative hygienic injection pump series (SHS) with several patent-pending features.