Marechal Plugs & Sockets For Offshore Oil & Gas (Hazardous Area) Industry

Published 12 Jan 2017

Marechal - Plugs Sockets Decontactors

Plugs Sockets Connectors Decontactors | Distributed in UK by Thorne & Derrick

hazardous area Electrical Connections For Oil Applications
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Marechal hazardous area plugs and sockets are ATEX approved with an integrated load-break isolating switch making them a safe, reliable, compact and cost-effective electrical disconnection device for motors and power supplies in Zone 1 and Zone 2 hazardous area applications.

Marechal DXN plug-socket assemblies are specified throughout the Onshore and Offshore Oil, Gas & Petrochemical industries.

Contact T&D to discuss your Hazardous Area Electrical Distribution Equipment requirements – T&D Sales Engineers are trained by Marechal to support the correct specification and supply of their range of potentially explosive atmosphere application plug-socket assemblies.

Marechal Plugs & Sockets For Offshore Oil & Gas (Hazardous Area) Industry

Marechal Plugs & Sockets For Offshore Oil & Gas (Hazardous Area) Industry

Hazardous Areas

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Watch our Marechal video providing an overview of EX products certified for hazardous areas including plug-socket outlets, lighting, control stations (Zone 2), junction boxes, flameproof electrical enclosures and electrical socket boxes

Hazardous Area Plugs - Zone 1 & Zone 2 Plugs, Sockets & Connectors (Explosion Proof - ATEX & IECEx)

Decontactors = Plug + Socket-Outlet + Motor Load Make/Break Switch. No ordinary plugs and sockets, Marechal Decontactors permit safe connection and disconnection of electrical equipment from live power supply, with no requirement for hard-wiring or contactor.

hazardous area Applications

  • Offshore platforms and oil refineries
  • Drilling solutions for oil & gas and geothermal energy
  • Offshore and onshore oil fields
  • Oil and gas / seismic exploration
  • FLNG (Floating Liquefied Natural Gas)
  • Equipment for oil and oily wastes treatment

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Marechal ATEX Certified Plugs and sockets

Ex Certification
Marechal Plugs & Sockets For Hazardous Area Industries (Chemicals & Refineries)

Marechal’s plugs and sockets as well as socket-outlet boxes and junction boxes are certified in compliance the ATEX 2014/34/EU Directive and are also IECEx certified for use in Zone 1 and Zone 2 (Gases) & Zone 21 and Zone 22 (Dusts).

Proven safety in harsh operating conditions
Marechal Plugs & Sockets For Hazardous Area Industries (Chemicals & Refineries)

Marechal’s ATEX plugs and sockets have a compact housing and are designed with personal safety in mind with quick release which automatically isolates the power to eliminate the risk of arcing.

marechal References

NOV (National Oilwell Varco), United Kingdom

Marechal Plugs & Sockets for NOV

Marechal Plugs & Sockets for NOV

  • Power supply in hazardous areas to main generator and AC electrical control panels
  • Power supply in hazardous areas to sludge treatment system and pumps for sludges
  • Power supply to control cabin for drilling, cable trays, cable cabinets, conveyors, connectors on extension cable

DRILLMEC, Italy and Turkey

Marechal Plugs & Sockets for Drillmec

Marechal Plugs & Sockets for Drillmec

  • Power supply to offshore drilling equipment for oil, water and gas drilling


  • Network distribution boxes for power supply to sewage pumps (discharge of water in the wellhead) on offshore platforms


Marechal Plugs & Sockets for Perenco

Marechal Plugs & Sockets for Perenco

  • Connection on offshore drilling rigs along the Amazon River for the manufacture of fuel barges

ARGAS Arabian Geophysical & Surveying Company (Taqa Group and Veritas Group), Saudi Arabia

  • Power supply to machines for seismic and geological survey and exploration

UNICO – Santos LNG project, United States

Marechal DXN Zone 1 & Zone 2 Hazardous Area ATEX Plugs

Marechal DXN ATEX Plugs – Compact & Watertight Decontactor

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leaders in ATEX Innovation To The Hazardous Area Industries

Thorne & Derrick are leaders in the development and distribution of Product Innovations that deliver significant improvements to clients plant, people and operational safety in the explosive atmosphere industries.

Your proactive problem solvers experienced in succession planning for the replacement of obsolete, non-conformant and legacy equipment in hazardous areas.

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