ICON completes world’s deepest CAN-ductor deployment and recovery

THE world’s deepest installation of a CAN-ductor (Conductor Anchor Node suction pile with integrated conductor) well foundation has been completed after being successfully recovered from Woodside Energy’s Ferrand-1 deepwater exploration well in the Carnarvon Basin, offshore Western Australia. The CAN-ductor was designed, supplied, installed and recovered by a venture comprising Norwegian developers Neodrill AS and Australian offshore installation contractor ICON Engineering Pty Ltd using a Siem Offshore Anchor Handling Tug

Equinor Mariner hook-up

The Equinor operated Mariner platform is the largest field development on the UK continental shelf in recent years. 800 people are working offshore on the the huge hook-up operation to prepare the platform for production.

Norway’s longest oil pipeline in place

Late last week the last pipe of what is now Norway’s longest and largest oil pipeline was installed right next to the riser platform at the Johan Sverdrup field. The 36-inch pipeline extends 283 km from the Mongstad oil terminal outside Bergen to the giant field in the North Sea. “We have together with our supplier Saipem succeeded in laying the oil pipeline to Johan Sverdrup without any serious incidents.

Trelleborg contributes to topside floatover for the world’s largest FPSO Spar Platform

Floatover equipment from Trelleborg’s engineered products operation has contributed to the successful mating of Statoil’s landmark Aasta Hansteen gas field project’s 24,000 ton topside and the world’s largest Spar FPSO platform, off the coast of Norway at Stord. Following a 14,500 nautical mile journey from South Korea, the 24,000 ton topside for the Aasta Hansteen platform was towed from Ølensvåg to Stord on the west coast of Norway. At Stord it

Aerial view Maersk Master which is about to undertake a project offshore WA

Commencing March, the Maersk Master and sister ship Maersk Mariner, the first of Maersk Supply Services’ six new Starfish-class anchor handling vessels, will support Quadrant Energy’s Phoenix South and Van Gogh drilling campaign off the north-west coast of WA. The contract will initially cover three wells for a duration of 150 to 200 days. The vessels will be supporting Transocean’s semi-submersible rig DD1 with supply and anchor handling duties throughout the