New Wave Media

April 22, 2014

Ocean Installer Contracted to Work in Dunlin Field

Grand Canyon (Photo courtesy Canyon Offshore)

Grand Canyon (Photo courtesy Canyon Offshore)

Fairfield Energy Limited has awarded Ocean Installer a contract for air diving services and light subsea construction work at the Dunlin field.

The work scope involves air diving services on the Dunlin Alpha platform at -10m LAT for installation of sleeves, clamps and anodes, as well as additional light construction/inspection and repair tasks. The project will be managed from the Ocean Installer Aberdeen office, with onshore preparations starting immediately and offshore work starting in June this year. Ocean Installer will be utilizing the Grand Canyon, a purpose built offshore construction/ROV/survey vessel owned by Canyon Offshore, the marine contracting business unit of Helix Energy Solutions.

According to Martin Sisley, U.K. Managing Director of Ocean Installer, the contract is the company’s first with Fairfield Energy Limited as well as its first air diving project. Sisley added Ocean Installer will work closely with the operator, as well as Canyon Offshore, to execute the job.

The Dunlin field is part of the Dunlin cluster of fields, consisting of Dunlin, Dunlin SW, Osprey and Merlin. The cluster is located in Blocks 211/18, 211/23 and 211/24 of the UKCS, some 500km north-northeast of Aberdeen, within the East Shetland Basin.

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