Small Volume Prover - FPSO and Offshore Applications

Small Volume Provers for Offshore and FPSO Applications

FMD Small Volume Provers are ideal for Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) and offshore applications, providing a smaller footprint, light-weight, efficient, and accurate solution for custody transfer loading, and unloading applications.

FMD Provers are currently in use in petroleum measurement applications worldwide, both onshore and offshore. Our provers are designed per API MPMS Chapter 4 and other International standards, to verify the accuracy of almost any liquid flow meter type, including Coriolis, turbine, helical turbine, PD (positive displacement) and ultrasonic.

FMD SVPs ensure accurate and repeatable proving performance and are compatible with most hydrocarbon products, such as crude, refined products, NGLs, cryogenic liquids, and hot bitumen.

Small Volume Provers are designed for in situ proving of flow meters in custody transfer applications while maintaining stringent quality standards and providing accurate, reliable measurement with minimal product displacement.

FMD SVPs Comply with the following:

  • API MPMS Chapter 4
  • Norsok M630 & M650 approved duplex flanges
  • IACS Complaint including ABS, DNV, BV Marine approved wetted components and welding (WPS/PQR)
  • LSZH (low smoke, zero halogen) cabling option

Area Classifications:

  • US/CSA CLASS 1 DIV 1 40°C
  • ATEX Ex d mb [ia] IIB T3 Gb -20° to 40°C
  • IECEx Ex d mb [ia] IIB T3 Gb -20° to 40°C

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To withstand harsh offshore proving conditions, FMD offers the options shown below:

  • Critical internal and external drive
    end components 316 stainless
  • Motor voltage options
  • All wetted materials 316L Stainless
  • 316 stainless hardware
    and accessories
  • Dust/Corrosion resistant
    motor housing options
  • 316 stainless frame option

Why Choose FMD Provers for Offshore Applications?

  • Smaller Footprint
  • Reduced Weight
  • Better Repeatability
  • Cost Savings
  • Meter Compatibility
  • Fluid Compatibility
  • Faster Proving Runs
  • Simplified Design
  • Serviceability
  • Gravimetric Water Draw

For more information see: Top Ten Reasons to Choose an FMD SVP for FPSO Applications.

Flow MD offers a comprehensive line of Small Volume Provers with flow capabilities from 142 BPH to 35,000 BPH. Need more information about Prover Flow Ranges and Displaced Volumes? Visit our Prover Page.

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