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Measuring the effect of BOP movement on conductor fatigue - Norwegian North Sea
Asset integrity and monitoring Drilling and decommissioning

Measuring the effect of BOP movement on conductor fatigue - Norwegian North Sea

The client wanted to determine the reasons for BOP movement and the potential effect on the fatigue life of the conductor. Pulse installed a number of INTEGRIpod sensors...
Real-time monitoring of riser system response during vessel transit in West Africa
Asset integrity and monitoring Drilling and decommissioning

Real-time monitoring of riser system response during vessel transit in West Africa

An operator in West Africa was proposing to transit 13km between two well locations with the riser still deployed. Analysis of the rig move identified the top region...
The life & times of a Floating Production Unit (FPU) 'Innovator'
Drilling and decommissioning Moorings and anchors

The life & times of a Floating Production Unit (FPU) 'Innovator'

Following the FPU over eight years in life-of-field scenarios: Mooring (2006), Maintenance and Upgrade (2011) and Decommissioning (2014) - Three challenges, three...
Unique rigless subsea decommissioning solution featuring SWAT™
Drilling and decommissioning

Unique rigless subsea decommissioning solution featuring SWAT™

Operators are now under increasing pressure to develop clear late-life strategies to remain robust and profitable in a harsh margin environment. To achieve this, it’s...
A bespoke rigless cutting & recovery solution using SABRE™
Drilling and decommissioning

A bespoke rigless cutting & recovery solution using SABRE™

The client agreed that combined tubing recovery operations, based on a dual recovery operation between the platforms and a jack-up lift barge, would be the best approach...
Complete severance and recovery solution for 28 wells using SABRE™
Drilling and decommissioning

Complete severance and recovery solution for 28 wells using SABRE™

An operator identified a requirement for the provision of abandonment services to support their ongoing platform decommissioning project in the UK sector of the central...
One stop decommissioning solution - Plug and abandon wells in southern North Sea
Drilling and decommissioning

One stop decommissioning solution - Plug and abandon wells in southern North Sea

The field had been producing natural gas for over 40 years. At its peak, it supplied around 10% of the UK’s gas requirements. In the 1990s, an infield drilling...
Jack-up boat decommissioning using SABRE™ to reduce rig costs
Drilling and decommissioning

Jack-up boat decommissioning using SABRE™ to reduce rig costs

Responsible operators are actively plugging and abandoning offshore wells that have reached the end of their operational lives. This decommissioning work provides...
Anadarko’s Red Hawk Spar decommissioning
Drilling and decommissioning Moorings and anchors

Anadarko’s Red Hawk Spar decommissioning

Engineering procedures, offshore work, decommissioning, towing, ballasting/deballasting, mooring disconnect/recovery and reefing for Anadarko Petroleum Corporation’s...