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Arkema offers high performance polymers including Rilsan® Polyamide 11, Kynar® PVDF, Kepstan® PEKK and thermoplastic unidirectional (UD) tapes Barrflex® for the Oil and Gas Industry. Rilsan® Polyamide 11 and Kynar® PVDF have been used in demanding Oil & Gas applications for over 40 years. Arkema’s complementary range of long chain polyamides, fluoropolymer and PAEK materials offer solutions for onshore and offshore Oil & Gas production and transportation, including ultra-high temperature and corrosive environments. Barrflex, the JV between Arkema and Barrday, offers a variety of high quality thermoplastic UD tapes to fulfill the needs for lighter and tougher materials in the O&G industry, in particular offshore. Examples of applications include but are not limited to umbilicals, flexible risers and flowlines (API17J), choke and kill lines, lined pipe, composite pipes, protective coatings, ROV cables, offshore seismic cables, downhole cables and onshore gas.