TUTU (Topside Umbilical Termination Unit)

Frames Topside Umbilical Termination Units provide a reliable and robust interface between the main umbilical and the topside utility equipment on a platform, floater or a FPSO. The units can be used for hydraulic fluids such as water-glycol or mineral oil, electric signals, fiber-optic communication, but also for a wide range of chemical fluids.

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Using TUTUs for hydraulic fluids

About our Topside Umbilical Termination Units

A Topside Umbilical Termination Unit (TUTU) will typically be connected to a subsea HPU, a production HPU, and/or a chemical injection unit. The TUTU lines will be sized for the applicable fluid and pressure levels, flow requirements, and compatibility with the process fluid. The lines can be designed with inlet and/or outlet pressure monitoring by means of a pressure gauge, pressure switch, or a pressure transmitter.
 
A typical Frames Topside Umbilical Termination Unit comprises isolation valves, pressure gauges and junction boxes for power, signal, and fiber-optic communication. Moreover, the units can be supplied complete with piping, tubing, fittings and instruments in various materials, sizes and pressure classes.

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Our approach to TUTUs

At Frames, we combine decades of extensive experience in providing high-end hydraulic systems for the upstream oil and gas industry with state-of-the-art technology to create innovative systems and solutions, solving all challenges presented to us by our clients.
We have been providing tailor-made solutions since 1984, and our systems ensure safe control of processes at oil and gas plants operated by corporate end-users located worldwide. From concept through to design, production, testing and delivery, we will use the latest technology to precisely meet your needs.

We are solution-oriented and we understand your industry. Thanks to our global office and service network, international supply chain and partnerships with leading vendors, we are able to supply the best systems to precisely meet all your requirements.

Our added value

  • Fully customized solutions for your unique operating environment
  • Optimization of plot space
  • Very high pressure available on request
  • Exotic materials for tubing, piping, fittings and valves
  • 3D modeling design before assembly, resulting in a compact design
  • 24/7 worldwide service and after-sales support