Mechanised Hot Tap Welding


CLIENT: Gazprom

Gazprom is a large Russian company founded in 1989, which carries on the business of extraction, production, transport, and sale of natural gas. Gazprom is the world’s largest oil producer, producing oil through the largest natural gas field in the world, the Shtokman field.


LOCATION: Moscow, Russia

PPS Pipeline Systems


T.D. Williamson is one of the world’s most recognised names in pipeline equipment and services. TDW delivers safe integrity solutions for onshore and offshore applications. TDW provide hot tapping and plugging, pipeline cleaning, geometry and MFL inspection, pigging, and non-tethered plugging pig technology services for any pressurized pipeline system, anywhere in the world.

Firefly semi-automated welding machine was chosen by T D Williamson to form an integral part of the hot tap welding service they offer to clients throughout the world. This service was showcased to Gazprom at their training facility in Moscow by Firefly weld technicians.