Slug Catchers

Customizable Designs for Pipeline Protection

DNOW fabricates advanced pipeline protection with our premium range of Slug Catchers. Expertly engineered by Power Service, A DNOW Company, these catchers are designed to handle large volumes of liquid, safeguarding your pipeline facilities from the challenges of slug flow. Whether for oil and gas pipelines or multi-phase flow lines, our slug catchers offer unmatched efficiency and reliability.

Power Service (A DNOW Company) custom slug catchers. Large capacity protects pipelines by capturing liquid surges for smooth operation.

Product Information


Our state-of-the-art Slug Catchers are meticulously crafted to provide optimal protection for your pipeline infrastructure. Our products, designed by the renowned Power Service, a DNOW Company, specialize in mitigating the impacts of slug flow in oil and gas pipelines. We understand the critical need to protect your downstream equipment from the damaging surges of liquids often experienced in pipeline operations. Our slug catchers function as efficient buffers, handling these surges with ease and ensuring controlled liquid release.

DNOW U.S. Process Solution fabricates slug catcher vessels: Stops oil & gas pipeline flow disruptions.

Products Offered

Our equipment is designed to minimize the effects of slug flow in oil and gas pipelines. We offer various designs for your specific applications.

  • Harp/finger style slug catchers
  • Vessel slug catchers
  • Knockout drums
  • Single-well and multi-well designs

Each product is crafted with precision, ensuring efficient pigging operations, effective separation and storage of liquids, smoother flow and production, and ultimate reliability.

Power Service, A DNOW Company, fabricates oil & gas pipeline slug catcher skids to protect pipelines from liquid surges.

Features and Benefits

  • Robust Protection: All slug catchers are designed to absorb and manage liquid surges, safeguarding downstream equipment.
  • Efficiency in Pigging Operations: Our products support smooth pigging operations, effectively managing liquid volumes induced by cleaning processes.
  • Separation and Storage Capabilities: Our slug catchers facilitate the initial separation of liquid and gas, allowing for efficient processing and temporary storage.
  • Steady Flow Maintenance: By regulating liquid flow, our slug catchers help maintain steady gas and liquid flows, enhancing overall production efficiency.


Materials of Construction Carbon steel, stainless & alloy steel
Dimensions Vessels up to 12 ft. diameter, 100 ft. length, 8 in. wall thickness
Lifting Capabilities Up to 100 tons
Non-Destructive Testing Ultrasonic, hydrostatic, radiographic, dye penetrant inspection, positive material identification (PMI), hardness and others
Finishing Surface prep, blasting, internal and external coating, painting
Engineering Support Design, process simulation, finite element analysis (FEA)


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