Trendsetter wins “significant” subsea hardware contract for field development offshore Mexico

World Oil Staff March 28, 2023

(WO) – Trendsetter Engineering, Inc. won a significant contract for the provision of subsea hardware by LLOG Exploration Offshore, L.L.C. for the Salamanca subsea developments at Leon and Castile.

Trendsetter’s scope of work includes the design and manufacture of the subsea production manifold featuring Trendsetter’s TCS subsea connectors along with valves sourced from Advanced Technology Valve S.p.A. (ATV) in Colico, Italy. Trendsetter is also supplying TCS connectors and ATV valves for the export tie-ins. The equipment is slated for delivery in early 2024.

The Trendsetter Connection System (TCS) is a family of subsea connector solutions developed to meet industry needs for reliable, innovative connector products. The heart of the TCS is Trendsetter’s proprietary TEX metal-to-metal (MTM) gasket system.

Trendsetter first introduced its subsea connector and TEX gasket technology to the industry in 2015 and has now since delivered more than 400 connectors to clients around the world. The product line spans 2” through 20” nominal bore sizes, as well as multi‐ bore, 400°F and 20,000 psi offerings.

Trendsetter Engineering, Inc. is a privately owned oil and gas service company based in Houston, Texas which provides specialized subsea hardware and offshore service solutions globally from exploration drilling through abandonment.

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