Posted by November 6, 2017

Bibby Subsea Completes Decommissioning Work for Shell

Fraser Moonie, Bibby Subsea president and managing director (Photo: Bibby Offshore)

Fraser Moonie, Bibby Subsea president and managing director (Photo: Bibby Offshore)

Bibby Offshore’s Houston-based division, Bibby Subsea, has completed a significant contract with Shell Pipeline, a subsidiary of Shell Oil US.
 
Through its strategic alliance with U.S. diving company, Aqueos Corporation, Bibby Subsea completed the subsea decommissioning project in the Gulf of Mexico, utilizing its diving support vessel (DSV) Bibby Sapphire.

For the 16-day campaign the Bibby Sapphire was equipped with an SMD Quasar work class remotely operated vehicle (ROV) to disconnect a previously decommissioned eight-inch oil export pipeline from a hot tap tee installed on the Amberjack Pipeline. The team was also tasked with removing the connecting subsea tie-in assembly, 353 feet below sea level.
 
 
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