Ocean Installer awarded dredging contract with elf exploration UK Limited


Feb 11, 2014


Ocean Installer

11th of February 2014

ELF Exploration UK Limited, an affiliate of Total E&P UK Limited, has awarded Ocean Installer a contract for dredging services at the West Franklin field.

The work scope involves excavation/dredging services at 93 metres depth to remove the top three metres of earthwork at three drilling rig footprint locations. The project will be managed from the Ocean Installer Aberdeen office and long-term chartered construction support vessel (CSV) Normand Mermaid will be utilised for the offshore work.

– We are very pleased to have been awarded our second contract with an affiliate of Total E&P UK Limited in less than six months. We are now looking forward to further developing our relationship through close cooperation on this project, says Martin Sisley, UK Managing Director of Ocean Installer.

The West Franklin field is located in Blocks 29/5b and 29/5c in the Central North Sea, approximately 240km east of Aberdeen.


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About Ocean Installer
Ocean Installer is a subsea company headquartered in Stavanger, Norway and with offices in Aberdeen and Houston. Ocean Installer holds strong EPCI expertise within the SURF (Subsea, Umbilicals, Risers, Flowlines) segment and is rapidly expanding its operations and organisation within and beyond the North Sea basin.

Ocean Installer provides its clients with recognised first-rate assets and has secured long-term charters on two construction support vessels (CSV): Normand Clipper and Normand Mermaid. A third CSV, in which Ocean Installer has ownership, is under construction and is to be delivered in Q2 2014. Ocean Installer will continuously invest and develop its assets to fulfill its ambition to be a key service provider within the SURF segment.

Ocean Installer is majority-owned by HitecVision, a leading investor in the oil and gas industry.

Ocean Installer holds FPAL- and Achilles certifications, with systems established in accordance with the requirements set out in ISO 9001, 14001, 18001 and 31 000 standards.

For further information, please visit: www.oceaninstaller.com

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