GDLX coated jumper successfully deployed in Gulf of Mexico
HOUSTON, May 18,2023 — Last year SAS posted “Excited to announce our first official production application of ODYSEA’s Goldilocks (GLDX ™) subsea insulation. This jumper will be at the bottom of the GoM in a few days. This material could be a game changer!” Since the post, ODYSEA has received notable feedback from the client regarding how pleased they are with this successfully installed jumper that was deployed without any issues and the entire application was completed safely and efficiently. At ODYSEA we are committed to bring innovative technology to the industry and we are excited to share this success.
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Bayou and Wasco Announce Restart of Bayou-Wasco Insulation Facility
HOUSTON, July 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Bayou Companies, LLC (“Bayou”) and Wasco Energy (“Wasco”) today announced the restart of the Bayou-Wasco Insulation(“BWI”) facility effective immediately. BWI will continue to operate from New Iberia, Louisiana, and provide customers with both Glass Syntactic Polyurethane (“GSPU”) and Glass Syntactic Polypropylene (“GSPP” or 5LPP) insulation services. In addition to providing more choices for Gulf of Mexico customers, BWI will also serve in partnership with other Wasco locations to provide added support, capacity, and plant redundancy, further reducing execution risk on major subsea projects.
“The landscape and demand for subsea flow assurance have changed dramatically, and we are excited about moving forward and working with Wasco to go to market in a coordinated fashion to support customers across geographies,” said Tanmay Desai, CEO of Bayou. “We also look forward to working with Wasco’s worldwide footprint to accelerate the growth of our ODYSEA division and the global deployment of Goldilocks (“GDLXTM”) technology to supplement polyurethane and polypropylene-based coatings, giving customers greater options.”
“Over the last few years, the market for flow assurance systems has shifted significantly with new geographies providing significant growth opportunities for BWI products and services,” said Giancarlo Maccagno, Group CEO of Wasco Energy. “Wasco is excited by the opportunity to restart the BWI facility with Bayou and the prospect of providing our customers with a suite of competitive products and services.”
ODYSEA receives contract to insulate Gulf of Mexico project
HOUSTON, July 15, 2022 – ODYSEA (a division of The Bayou Companies) announced today that they have received the contract for a large project located in the deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico. This project is located in around 6,600 feet of water. ODYSEA will apply the groundbreaking thermal insulation pipe coating, GOLDILOCKS (GDLXTM), which is a high-performance resin utilizing the Nobel prize-winning Grubbs catalyst technology. GDLX is the only proven and fully qualified high-temperature subsea insulator. By utilizing a streamlined molding process ODYSEA will be able to deliver a safer and easier application to increase productivity from coating to installation. For this project, GDLX will be applied to over 34,000’ of pipe in our New Iberia, Louisiana facility in the 4th quarter of 2022.
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