Arabian Gulf Oil Company

Arabian Gulf Oil Company

Project Summary




18 Weeks


The Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO) is an oil company based in Benghaz, Libya, engaged in crude oil and natural gas exploration, production and refining.

Quartzelec, in alliance with a third party UK service provider secured the order for a replacement duplicate Flameproof cage induction motor with the ability to manufacture “an exact replacement” motor to directly substitute those supplied by GEC in 1988 being key in securing the contract.

The Project

Quartzelec were able to carry out the exacting certification testing requirements to conclusively prove the integrity of the motors Flameproof construction and thus certify the motor in line with original requirements.

By careful control of outsourcing, procurement and in house manufacturing procedures Quartzelec Engineering were able to manage the very tight inspection requirements for the EEx’d’ motor.

Proof through both pressure and rotating testing including Static Pressure Testing, Vibration Readings Recording of motor losses at full speed and voltage and Measurement of motor locked rotor characteristics utilizing  Quartzelec’s foremost rotating test facilities ensured that the motor was to the complete satisfaction of the client.


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