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GE Oil & Gas

Drilling & Production

VetcoGray surface drilling and completion systems


Cost-efficient, field-proven, flexible solutions

GE imagination at work

Surface drilling and completion systems


Since the 1920s, our innovations have provided
customers with superior commercial and safety
advantages through the life of their projects.
Whether you are drilling from a land rig, jackup,
offshore platform, TLP or SPAR GE Oil & Gas
has a solution to meet your needs.

Table of contents
Economic solutions
Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Tapered wellhead systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6
FC wellhead systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Conventional wellhead systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

TLP & SPAR wellhead systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23


Horizontal Tree (HT) systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
Electric Submersible Pump (ESP) completions . . . . . . . . . 25
SAGD systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26

Time-saving solutions

Flow-control solutions

Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
Multibowl wellhead systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Quick Connect System (QCS) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
NT-2 wellhead connector . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Sliploc wellhead connector . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
VG-loc wellhead connector . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17

Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
VG-M Expanda-Seal gate valve . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
VG-200 gate valve . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .31
VG-300 gate valve . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
Model D gate valve . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
SR-CT2 gate valve . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34
Chokes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .35
CH hydraulic actuator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36

Technical solutions
Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
HP/HT drilling and completion systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Close-Proximity Wellhead (CPW) systems . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
Jackup drilling systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22

Corporate overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38

GE Oil & Gas offers convenient, economic solutions


for all of todays surface drilling and completion
needs. Whether you want the essentials of the VGS
line, the convenience and availability of the FC series,
or the enhanced technology of the CWC/CWCT/D15
line of equipment GE provides an everyday costeffective solution to match your needs.

Economic solutions

Economic solutions

Economic solutions
Tapered wellhead systems

Tapered wellhead systems


VetcoGray VGS wellhead components offer field-proven,
tapered-load shoulder technology in a low-cost, convenient
wellhead system. All our surface systems are manufactured
to the API Specification 6A, latest edition.

TUBING
BONNETS

SECONDARY
SEALS/
PACKOFFS

TUBING
HANGERS

TUBING
HEADS

PACKOFFS/
SLIPS

CASING
HEADS

Features & benefits

Tapered configuration

Material trim AA to EE

Ideal for all drilling and shallow production applications

Temperature -50F to 250F

Elastomeric seals

Rated for API 6A, PR 1 or 2, PSL 1-3

Pressures from 2,000 to 5,000 psi

Economic solutions
FC wellhead systems

Economic solutions
FC wellhead systems

Commodity wellhead products are made specifically to


cover all standard technical requirements at low cost.
This series of wellhead systems eliminates confusion by
reducing product variations and increasing compatibility
with non-VetcoGray equipment. Our FC series is the
convenient choice for all standard applications, whether
on land or offshore. All VetcoGray surface systems are
manufactured to the API Specification 6A, latest edition,
and fully customized to any product specification for any
operation worldwide.

TUBING
BONNETS

TUBING
HANGERS/
COUPLING

TUBING
HEADS

SECONDARY
PACKOFFS
PRIMARY
PACKOFFS

CASING
HANGERS

CASING
SPOOLS

SECONDARY
PACKOFFS

FC22 wellhead system

FC29 dual completion wellhead system

PRIMARY
PACKOFFS

CASING
HANGERS

Features & benefits

Ideal for all drilling and production applications


Elastomeric seals

Compatible with other non-VetcoGray commodity


wellhead components

Pressures from 2,000 to 10,000 psi

Temperature -50F to 250F

Material trim AA-HH

Available from PSL 1-3

CASING
HEADS

PR2 qualified

Economic solutions

Economic solutions
Conventional wellhead systems

Conventional wellhead systems


Our conventional wellhead system provides incorporated
technology for increased pressures and capacities,
while continuing to be a superior economical option. This
wellhead family offers a solution for every application, with
a multitude of sizes and capacities for all specifications
and requirements made possible by the variable-bowl
technology developed specifically for this line. The three
different bowl solutions available in this line are listed below.

TUBING
HEAD
ADAPTERS

1. Complete Well Control (CWC)


Utilized with metal-to-metal sealing designs when top
connection sizes are 8 5/8'' and smaller

TUBING
HANGERS/
COUPLING

2. Complete Well Control Taper (CWCT)


Utilized with metal-to-metal sealing designs and
a mandrel-style hanger, when top connection sizes
are greater than 11

TUBING
HEADS

3. D15
Utilized with metal-to-metal sealing designs when
the pressure and capacity ratings of the CWCT
are exceeded

CASING
SEALS

CASING
HANGERS

CASING
SPOOLS

CASING
SEALS

CASING
HANGERS

Features & benefits

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Ideal for all drilling, production, and fluid media applications

Rated for API 6A, PR2; PSL 1 through PSL 4

Single and multiple completions with Metal-Flex Seal

Material trim, API AA to HH

Primary metal seals have life of reservoir proven reliability

Elastomeric and full metal casing seals available

All casing programs up to 30

Temperature -75F to 350F

Pressures from 2,000 to 20,000 psi

Options for control line access and injectable porting access

CASING
HEADS

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MultibowlTM wellhead systems

Our vision of safer, more efficient drilling and


production equipment has lead to many valuable
innovations through the years. From rapid make-up
connections like the NT-2 and Quick Connect System
(QCS), to the multibowl compact wellhead design, we
continually create superior solutions that decrease
the overall time and cost associated with drilling and
production processes.

Time-saving solutions

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Time-saving solutions
Multibowl wellhead systems

Quick Connect System (QCS)

In the 1950s, we pioneered the multibowl concept to


reduce rig time by decreasing the number of times the
BOP stack connection is broken. This is accomplished by
suspending multiple strings of casing or tubing within one
wellhead component. Through the last six decades, our
multibowl wellhead system has become even faster, lighter
and more compact.

The VetcoGray QCS wellhead is a faster, safer, and more


flexible solution for todays surface drilling applications.
Dramatic rig-time savings are achieved by decreasing the
time needed between casing installations. The time and
concern associated with hot work is eliminated with a
pre-installed landing ring that provides the connection
point for the wellhead on the conductor. The QCS
connection design also eliminates the time and safety
concerns associated with hammers and hammer wrenches
to make and break the wellhead connections. The use
of mandrel-style hangers eliminates waiting on cement
common with slip type casing hanger designs.

Our current family of VetcoGray multibowl systems


includes the latest technology to reduce non-drilling time,
enhance safety, and lower the total cost of every well.
GE Oil & Gas has an extensive record of multibowl experience
in the worlds major oil fields, both onshore and offshore. We
have provided multibowl wellhead systems for high-pressure,
sour-gas exploration, deepwater applications, and for use with
mudline suspension equipment. No matter what the situation,
the multibowl wellhead system can get the job done
decreasing cost and increasing safety at the same time.

The combination of all these design features significantly


decreases the time that personnel are under the rig floor,
therefore providing a safer, more efficient work environment.
The VetcoGray QCS wellhead is also flexible with components
designed for online or offline cementing, fracing capabilities
up to 10,000 psi, and drilling adapters for increased pressures.
With average rig time savings of one day, the QCS is a
faster, safer and more cost effective solution.

Features & benefits

Ideal for offshore and onshore applications

Minimum through-the-wall penetrations

Ideal for development fields

Housings may be run through the diverter or BOP

Enhances safety by eliminating the need to nipple down


and re-install the BOP stack for each casing string

BOP stack size compatibility 11" to 21 1/4"

All connections available, including the rapid makeup


Minimizes total platform size and cost with reduced height
NT-2 connector
and weight of the MBW System
Single or multiple completions with standard casing
Available in 3,000 psi through 10,000 psi working pressures

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Time-saving solutions

strings or large tubing sizes

Features & benefits

1 day of rig time savings, on average

Adaptable for on or offline cementing

Enhanced safety

PR2 rated

No hot work

Manufactered to API latest edition

10,000 psi frac pressure without an isolation sleeve

Elastomeric sealing

5,000 psi drilling pressure

PSL 1-3

3,000 psi production pressure

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Time-saving solutions
NT-2 wellhead connector

Sliploc wellhead connector

VG-loc wellhead connector

The VetcoGray NT-2 is a superior alternative to traditional


flanges and clamps overcoming slow make-up time, hightorque requirements, and handling difficulties inherent in API
bolted flanges as well as large segmented clamps. In 1992, the
NT-2 connector was distinguished as the worlds fastest makeup wellhead connector by Petroleum Engineer International
magazine. The NT-2 family offers a full range of sizes and
pressure ratings, fully fire tested to API 6FB (Part II) and
performance verified to API 6A, PR2 (-75F to 350F).

The VetcoGraySliploc connector is used with modern highperformance systems to provide a quick, permanent casinghead connection
over field-cut conductor casing. It utilizes set screws to
actuate the slip-style connection fixing the casing head to
the conductor. The adaptable Sliploc connector allows for
elastomer sealing or metal-to-metal sealing.

The VG-loc connector is used with exploration systems and


designed for fast, reliable make-up for diverter systems
and casing heads onto plain-end pipe without welding. The
connector stabs over a field-cut casing stub, then locks
and seals to the stub utilizing a slip assembly actuated by
set screws that drive and hold the slips against the pipe.
Unlike the VetcoGray Sliploc connector, the VG-loc connection
can be broken and the connector can then be utilized in
future applications.

Features & benefits

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Time-saving solutions

Preloaded to test pressure

No loose parts

Low torque

Self-aligning

No special tools required

Metal-to-metal connection seal

Compact to minimize space

Makes up in a fraction of the time required for a flange


or clamp

Features & benefits

Features & benefits

Fastest makeup on location


Easy re-positioning

Fast reliable makeup without welding or


extensive preparation

Conversion option available for wellhead components

Easily installed, requires no special installation tools

Reduces rig time

Slips mechanically set, easily removed from casing stub

Sizes 9 5/8 to 30

Reduces drilling costs

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A strong heritage of technological innovation has


made GE Oil & Gas a preferred partner for solving
customers most demanding challenges. We are
a single-source provider for complete drilling and
production solutions for jackup, TLP, and SPAR
applications. Whether faced with extreme
temperature, pressure, or space requirements,
we have a solution from a wide range of
pre-engineered products to fully customized
designs for every application.

Technical solutions

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Technical solutions

Technical solutions

HP/HT drilling and completion systems

Close-Proximity Wellhead (CPW) systems

In 1972, we developed the first 20,000 psi completion system


for sour-gas wells. Two years later, we evolved it to the first
30,000 psi system. Today, we continue leading technological
developments for life-of-reservoir, high-pressure, hightemperature and corrosion-resistant wellheads for all media,
particularly the most challenging: gas and gas condensate.

VetcoGray close-proximity wellhead systems enable two


or more wellbores to be placed within a single conductor
or caisson with production through adjacent independent
wellhead systems.
Platforms with available slots are often seen as the first
candidates for incorporating a CPW. When combined with
3D seismic, extended-reach drilling, horizontal drilling and
multilateral completions, a few well-placed additional
completions can have a dramatic positive effect on field
production economics.
Additional benefits can be derived by reducing the overall
size of new structures or eliminating the need for additional
structures to develop existing fields.

Features & benefits


Features & benefits

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Ideal for all drilling and producing applications,


particularly for high load, high-temperature applications

Rated for PR2, PSL 2 through PSL 4

Single or multiple completions

Full system all-metal sealing capability

All casing programs up to 30

Highest capacity plus PR2 at -75F to +450F

Pressures from 5,000 to 30,000 psi

Available in CRA and fire-resistant trims

Available with NT-2 connectors to 20,000 psi

Wells adjacent to one another rather than in a traditional


6 to 10 foot spacing

Conventional or Multibowl wellhead options

Allows easier replacement of equipment with separate


wellhead systems

Pressure ratings up to 15M available

No chance of communication between wellbores with


separate wellhead systems

Surface and Subsurface orientation


Field proven designs since 1963 with projects involving
2, 3,5, 6, 11, and 12 Close Proximity wells inside casing
and conductor strings from 13 3/8 to 120

Allows use of smaller BOP stacks


Includes Minimum Clearance wellhead equipment

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Technical solutions

Technical solutions

Jackup drilling systems

TLP & SPAR wellhead systems

With a long history of top performance worldwide, VetcoGray


jackup drilling systems provide a cost-effective solution for
modern drilling operations. By providing a single source for
an integrated drilling system, we are able to offer a system
that reduces costs, increases productivity and enhances
overall safety.

GE Oil & Gas has extensive capabilities for all TLP and SPAR
drilling and completion needs. Our proven systems help bring
deepwater reservoirs online reliably and cost effectively.
The use of an adjustable drilling riser allows casing stretch,
while compact wellheads and block-style trees enable a
smaller and safer work area. The option to use NT-2 style
connections and metal-to-metal seals can provide rapid
make-up times with reliable, long-life sealing.

Features & benefits

Worldwide 5KSI to 15KSI system availability and


service support

Reliable release conductor connectors at surface


and mudline

NT-2 connections - the industrys fastest for wellhead


assembly and disassembly

Manufactured to API 6A, latest edition

Features & benefits

Heads, spools, and drilling adapters are certified to PR2 at


Temperature Classes P-U and meet NACE requirements

Wellhead, stem adapter and riser hanger installed as a


single component

Multiple control lines, terminated with needle valve blocks

10 ft. space-out adjustment on riser hanger

NT-2 tree connection for quick makeup of BOP stack


and tree

Standard bowl profiles for casing slips or single-trip


adjustable mandrel hanger
RL-4 family of quarter-turn makeup conductor and
casing connectors

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Metal-to-metal annulus seals

Load cells replaceable without bringing well offline

Compact wellhead allows for single level work platform

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Technical solutions
Horizontal Tree (HT) systems
VetcoGray horizontal tree technology allows complete access
to the well bore without the need to remove a conventional
vertical tree. The well is produced through the side of the
tubing hanger, flowing out through the master valve. Our HT
systems are ideal for wells that may require frequent downhole completion recovery, or where there are limited height
requirements.
Our HT systems provide an economic solution in natural-flow
well applications, since they do not require a conventional
riser/workover system. With our proven all-metal seals,
VetcoGray HT horizontal trees are suitable in every type
of reservoir condition, from low-pressure submersible
pump applications to natural-drive high-pressure/hightemperature gas fields.

Features & benefits

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Technical solutions
Electric Submersible Pump (ESP)
completions
GE Oil & Gas has a long history of completions interfacing
with electric feed-through mandrels for ESPs from a variety
of manufacturers. All of our major product lines can be
configured to fit your ESP completion requirements. Our
equipment is designed to have minimal configuration impact
on the wellhead system and drilling operations. Only the
completion equipment (tubing hanger and tubing head
adapter) are modified to incorporate the feed-through mandrel.
ESP completion equipment can be configured to use flanged
connections, NT-2 connection or multibowl wellheads.

Features & benefits

Ideal for offshore and onshore applications

Established interfaces for all major ESP manufacturers

Reliable designs

Retrofit option available for existing wells

Field proven equipment

API certified latest edition

Standard systems for multibowl and conventional


applications

Multiple configurations available

ESP systems available in tapered, FC, and


CWC/CWCT/DI15 systems

Simple installation

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Technical solutions

Technical solutions

Steam Assisted Gravity Drain (SAGD)


We have a long and successful heritage of wellhead system
technologies for Steam Assist Gravity Drain (SAGD) wellhead
systems. Drawing on our extensive equipment portfolio and
depth of surface knowledge, current wellhead designs can
be utilized in innovative ways to decrease overall design costs
while delivering the performance our customers have come
to expect. We work closely with customers to ensure that
each system addresses all their specific needs adding value
to their SAGD processes, at every stage from conception
to operation.

SAGD Producer

SAGD Injector

Features & benefits

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Economical custom designs

Single source supplier for wellhead and production tree

Ability to deploy short and long strings independently

Metal-to-metal sealing available

Producer completions available: Gas Lift, ESP, PCP or


Rod Pump

Material class AA-FF


Designed to API latest edition

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The dependability of VetcoGray flow control


equipment has been well proven in the field for
half a century. With a complete range of valve,
choke and actuator designs, we have solutions
ready for all our customers flow-control needs.

Flow-control solutions

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Flow-control solutions

Flow-control solutions

VG-M Expanda-Seal gate valve

VG-200 gate valve

The VetcoGray VG-M uses an expanding gate to create


a tight, positive seal for a wide range of pressures and
temperatures. VG-M valves can be made in all material
classifications and product specification levels in accordance
with API 6A latest edition specification. Wedge-style
Expanda-Seal gate valves are only manufactured in
manually operated versions.

The VetcoGray 200 series is simply designed and ideal


for general service applications with working pressures of
5,000 psi or less. Since their introduction, they have been
highly successful in worldwide service on production trees
in low alloy, stainless and H2S-resistant trims with both
resilient and metal-to-metal sealing configurations.

VG-200:

standard commodity gate valve

VG-231:

 etal-to-metal seals at gate to seat (hard


m
faced) and seat to body

VG-230 SE: for high temperatures (up to 650)

Features & benefits

Features & benefits

Sizes 2 1/16 to 4 1/16, rated up to 5,000 psi


Sizes 1 /16 to 4 /16, rated to 10,000 to 15,000 psi
(Balanced Stem)
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Parallel expanding gate provides positive seal across


both seats
Seats are field-replaceable

Certified to PR2, Appendix F, -50F to 250F

Combination plastic-chevron packing is re-energizable

Materials available for H2S service (NACE MR-01-75)

Metal seals: gate- seat - body and body-bonnet


Renewable stem packing

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Sizes 2 1/16 to 4 1/16

Single lubrication fitting

Pressure ratings up to 5,000 psi

Ultra low-torque

Certified to PR2, Appendix F, -75F to 350F


Bi-directional; no body penetrations

Pre-loaded seats in constant contact with gate for low


pressure sealing

Metal-to-metal stem backseat and body/bonnet seal

Metal-to-metal sealing option available

One-piece gate

Low-cost parts readily available

Materials available for H2S service in accordance with


NACE MR-01-75

Maintenance costs minimal

Manual or actuated; compatible with VetcoGray


actuators or those of other leading manufacturers

Stem packing and bearing can be replaced with valve


in service
Flanged or threaded outlets

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Flow-control solutions
VG-300 gate valve
The VetcoGray 300-series includes high-performance
valves for pressures ranging from 5,000 to 15,000 psi.
These valves are downstream-sealing, which minimizes the
operating forces required and ensures fail-safe operation
when used as an actuated valve. VG-300 valves are very
well established in the industry and are used in every key
region of the world. A split-gate design is also available.

Flow-control solutions
Model D gate valve

VG-300:

standard high-performance valve (slab gate)

VG-301: standard high-performance valve with


cast body
VG-300 FR: standard fire-resistance slab gate valve
(API 6FC)

Since its introduction in the 1970s, our VetcoGray Model D


valve has been an industry workhorse, being rewarded with
exceptional customer loyalty for its reliability. It has a twopiece expanding gate that seals equally from either direction
using a fixed-seat arrangement with face-to-face sealing.
There are thousands of VetcoGray Model D valves currently
in service worldwide, both onshore and offshore.

Features & benefits

Value engineered for 5,000, 10,000 and 15,000 psi


applications on wellheads, trees and manifolds
Certified to PR2, Appendix F at API temperature
classification K through X (-75F to 350F)
Materials available for H2S and CO2 service in accordance
with NACE MR-01-75
Bi-directional sealing
Metal-to-metal stem backseat and body/bonnet seal
One-piece gate, split gate available as an option
Pre-loaded seats seal metal-to-metal with gate and body

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Sizes 1 13/16 to 11
Qualified to API 6FC fire rating
Non-elastomer stem packing
Multi-purpose injection fitting: stem packing sealant or
body lubrication
Manual or actuated; compatible with VetcoGray actuators
or those of other leading manufacturers
No body penetrations, grease port located above
stem backseat

Features & benefits

Non-rising stem
Metal-to-metal sealing
Certified to PR2, Appendix F, -75F to 350F
Split gate design

Rated for 3,000, 5,000, 10,000 and 15,000 psi service in


sizes from 1 13/16 to 7 1/16, with threaded ends, API flange,
studded block or VG-seal end connections.
Single injection fitting used to inject lubricant or sealant.

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Flow-control solutions

Flow-control solutions

SR-CT2 gate valve

Chokes

Designed for extreme service applications with pressure


ratings of 15,000 or 20,000 psi, the SR-CT2 line covers sizes
from 1 13/16 to 4 1/16 with API flange and VG Seal end
connections. These valves incorporate the field-proven and
PR2-tested SR valve design with slip gates, non-rising stem,
full metal sealing, and CT2 stem packing.

GE Oil & Gas offers a complete line of choke products for a


wide range of applications. All our manufacturing facilities
are certified in accordance with ISO-9001 and API Q1
standards.
Positive chokes
Our positive chokes come with a one-piece bean that
can be easily changed without removing the choke from
the production line. The various sizes of positive beans
allow the production flow to be set as needed. We offer six
different models depending on the type of inlet and outlet
connection, pressure rating and bean.

Adjustable chokes
We supply a wide range of adjustable choke products, all
with a position indicator sleeve and a lock screw to fix the
stem at the desired orifice size. The flow area between the
stem tip and the orifice may also be adjusted by rotating
the stem. There are five different models of chokes available
in this category depending on the type of inlet and outlet
connection, pressure rating and bean.

Features & benefits

Forged body and bonnet construction.

Metal-to-metal seal

VG-Seal bonnet seal ring seals the forged bonnet to the


forged body.

Roller bearings absorb thrust exerted by the combination


of well pressure and thrust forces during gate movement

Split gates have coil springs between the segments to


maintain positive gate to seat and seat to body contact,
with full metal sealing at both high pressure and high
temperature

Only one high pressure injection port for emergency


sealant injection into the CT2 stem packing cartridge

Rotating, non-rising stem with integral bearing flange.

High pressure injection port is used for lubrication and


also can be used to pressure test the gate-to-seat and
seat-to-body seals
Reverse acting gate design allows easy conversion to
remote actuated valve operation threaded outlets

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Features & benefits

Connections are available in flanged, threaded, welded


and VG-Seal ends
Available in standard sizes and pressure ratings
Positive chokes can be modified to be adjustable

Sizes and pressures ranging from 1 13/16 to 4 1/16


and from 2,000 to 15,000 psi that meet or exceed the
requirement of API 6A, latest edition
Choke trims for any service, including H2S, CO2, high-low
temperature and extremely corrosive environments

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Flow-control solutions
CH hydraulic actuator
The CH actuator fully complements all the VetcoGray
gate valve lines along with a broad range of valve sizes
and pressure ratings, for maximum application coverage.
It is a hydraulic fail-safe actuator designed for surface
applications, with many features based on our OP (general
subsea applications) and OPCH (deepwater applications)
actuator technology, which has been used successfully in
subsea applications since 1985.
CH-CTS hydraulic actuator
This variant of our CH line is designed to shear coil tubing,
a process requiring a large amount of closing force
that cannot be delivered by the actuator springs alone.
Therefore, the spring chamber is designed as a pressure
vessel so it can be pressurized with the hydraulic supply.
An additional benefit of this design is that this reservoir
can also be used as a quick-dump reservoir enabling
significant reductions in actuator closing times during
normal operation.

Specifications
Successfully completed the performance verification
procedures of API 6A Appendix F, latest edition
Manufactured to latest API 6A
Performance tested and certified to API 6A PR2 and
API 6AV1 (SSV)
Manufactured to API 6A surface safety valve actuator
specifications
Available supplied to NAS 1638 Class 6
Accessories
Selective back seat option
Fail-safe eutectic lock-out option
Electrical position indicator
Hydraulic override
Rotary override

Features & benefits

Minimum number of components by design

Full function testing capability remote from valve bonnet

Slim diameter reduces space needed for block valve


installations

Visual position indicator

Actuation pressure rating 6,000 psi maximum

All standard actuators, except CH-38, shear 7/32 braided


wireline

Simple and easy field installation and removal

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Corporate overview
Breadth and depth
GE Oil & Gas has been developing industry-leading solutions
for more than a century. Our specialty systems enable superior
performance around the globe in harsh environments on
land, offshore and subsea. As the oil and gas industry matures,
we provide the knowledge and technologies to take drilling,
completion and production further and deeper than they
have ever gone.
Onshore
Surface wells are drilled and completed in every kind of
environment from desert sand to arctic snow. We provide
expertise and equipment for them all. Our experience
covers production of oil, gas and combinations with other
products such as water, CO2 or H2S. Our products and
services span the entire range of applications, whether for
simple low-pressure oil wells or the extreme high-pressure/
high-temperature wells now being developed worldwide.

Corporate overview
Strength and stability

Offshore
Offshore facilities are becoming more diversified as a result
of vast differences in water depths and field characteristics.
We offer an extensive portfolio of proven systems and products
including fixed platforms, jackups and MODUs, TLP/SPARs
and FPSOs, and we frequently partner with our customers
in offshore field development and exploitation providing a
full range of industry-leading technologies from drilling and
compression equipment to power-generation modules.
Subsea
With offshore development moving into deeper waters and
marginal fields, more advanced technologies are needed
to increase reliability, flexibility, speed and performance.
Our subsea wellheads and connectors have provided
solid foundations for more than 40 years. We are also at
the forefront of subsea field development, with advanced
systems installed worldwide. Our portfolio also includes
the industrys latest and most advanced trees, production
controls, manifolds and connections, processing and
distribution systems.

One source,
many solutions

GE Oil & Gas customers benefit from the broad strategic and
financial stability that enables strong, long-term investment
in and development of new technologies, tools, services and
human resources.
Investment
Our entire organization is committed to investing significant
time and resources in order to deliver greater advantages
to our customers. We invest in new technologies by
researching, developing and testing extensively to
ensure that only the best solutions go to market. We also
invest in regional economies by spreading our research,
manufacturing and service facilities around the world. And,
with our ecomagination program, we invest in the future
of the planet overall creating solutions that are better for
business and the environment.
Knowledge
Our oil and gas customers are in a unique position to
benefit, not only from our advancements in this industry,
but also from the products and services proven by other
high-tech parts of our organization. Technologies are
regularly modified and injected from our Aviation, Energy,
Healthcare and other businesses to improve machine
performance in oil and gas applications. We also work
very closely with key customer engineering teams, looking
beyond current projects and focusing on future needs.
In our New Technology Introduction (NTI) program, for
example, we meet with customers every quarter for the
sole purpose of brainstorming new ideas pooling human
and financial resources; sharing responsibilities, risks and
rewards.

Training
In addition to extensive and demanding training requirements
for our own personnel, we provide a variety of specialized
programs for our customers. Courses range from two-week
modules to a six-month Certificate in Oil & Gas Technologies.
Training methods and course documentation is tailored to
each customers specific needs and equipment. We also
provide, multi-customer sessions, computer-based training
and can accommodate programs at customer sites, at our
regional facilities or at our main Learning Center in Florence.
Service
We provide leading inspection, maintenance, repair, spare
parts and upgrade services for every part of an operation, in
every sector of the industry and every region of the world.
GE Oil & Gas has 11 dedicated Global Services centers and
more than 80 manufacturing, sales and service facilities
worldwide. Our crews perform extensive on site support,
plus ongoing design, engineering and a range of remote
monitoring and diagnostic solutions that help prolong
equipment life, reduce costs, and improve performance.
Commitment
Whether they are in drilling and completion, production,
transportation, refining, processing or petrochemicals we
are fully committed to helping all our customers achieve
greater levels of performance and productivity.

On land
and at sea

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