VBR adds new Cameron variable high temperature packers and top seals to inventory

Source: press release, 23 June 2021

VBR now offers Cameron’s new high-temperature products installed in a set of rams
VBR now offers Cameron’s new high-temperature products installed in a set of rams (photo: Variable Bore Rams Inc.)

Variable Bore Rams Inc. (VBR), the largest original equipment manufacturer (OEM) ram and blowout preventer (BOP) component provider in the world, has added Cameron’s new variable high-temperature packers and top seals to its inventory. The products are designed to deliver the functionality of a variable ram assembly in high temperature and high H2S applications.

The 13 – 5/8 in. 3 – 10 M U 3 1/2 in. x 5 1/2 in. packers and top seals are proven to operate in extreme conditions during drilling operations and will provide VBR customers with added reliability in extreme operating conditions.

Chip Marshall, chief executive officer and president, VBR, says, “We are pleased to add Cameron’s new variable high temperature packers and top seals to our inventory and look forward to seeing our customers use them to improve their efficiencies in fields commonly known to produce higher operating temperatures and elevated hydrogen sulphide gas concentrations.”

The products are rated API 16A, 4th edition, PR2; 30 F to 300 F, up to 35% H2S concentrations.