Ocean Installer awarded subcontract by Saipem


May 30, 2012


Ocean Installer

30th of May 2012 

Saipem has awarded Ocean Installer a subcontract for the installation and recovery of a Pipeline Initiation System at the Scott Field development. 

Saipem is contracted to undertake pipelay operations at the Scott Field development, and has subcontracted the installation and recovery of a Pipeline Initiation System, encompassed of suction pile and sheave assembly, to Ocean Installer.

-We are pleased that Saipem has chosen to cooperate with Ocean Installer as part of its work at the Scott Field development, and we are looking forward to join efforts with Saipem on this project, says Steinar Riise, CEO of Ocean Installer.

Ocean Installer commenced the installation work in May 2012, whilst the subsequent recovery work is scheduled for later in the summer 2012. Ocean Installer will make use of the long-term chartered subsea construction vessel “Normand Clipper”. This is Ocean Installer’s first job for Saipem and Normand Clipper’s first engagement in the UK sector of the North Sea since the Ocean Installer charter commenced on May 1st 2012.

The Scott Field development is located in the UK sector of the North Sea at a water depth of approximately 140 metres and is encompassed of the Scott and Telford well clusters. Nexen Petroleum UK Limited is the operating partner of the Scott Field development.


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About Ocean Installer
Ocean Installer is a Norwegian subsea entrepreneur headquartered in Stavanger, Norway. 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 subsea construction vessels: Normand Clipper and Normand Mermaid. 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 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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