Claxton Wins its Biggest Riser Contract Offshore Norway

By Michelle Howard
Tuesday, June 03, 2014
Claxton drilling riser being run offshore Norway

Claxton, an Acteon company, has been awarded a multiyear contract with Det norske oljeselskap ASA of Norway: the largest single riser contract in Claxton’s history. Running from January 2014 until June 2020 (with optional periods of 1+1 year), the contract includes high- and low-pressure risers, auxiliary equipment and services offshore Norway.


The scope of work includes the procurement of high and low-pressure surface risers for the lvar Aasen field development; the rental of a Claxton 18.3/4”, 7,000 psi subsea riser for the Hanz field; the rental of 18.3/4”, 15,000 psi high and 30” low-pressure surface risers for exploration wells on the Norwegian Continental Shelf; options for other field development projects; and high-pressure, high-temperature work during the contract period. The optional services include complete running services for the equipment and providing centralizer systems along with lateral and vertical tension rings.


Laura Claxton, managing director, Claxton, said, “We are very pleased to have secured this contract, which underlines Claxton’s position as the pre-eminent riser supply house in the North Sea and demonstrates that clients value our experience, technical approach and capabilities.”


This capability, backed by a growing catalogue of success in Norway, underlines the company’s commitment to the region and supports its plans for further expansion. Claxton believes continuing growth in riser, decommissioning and structural engineering capabilities, an increased asset base and an ongoing focus on innovation to reduce costs and improve safety, will deliver significant benefits for projects in Norwegian waters.


Claxton continued, “Claxton secured the contract because of its wide range of pressure, connection, bore and complete system options, which is the most comprehensive offering in the North Sea sector. With more than 4,000 inventory items, we support one of the biggest call-off stocks of risers in the region – an inventory that is continually expanding. The contract with Det norske oljeselskap ASA is one step in a journey that will see Claxton grow to become a significant operation in Norway.”

 

Maritime Reporter November 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Contracts

NASSCO Cuts Steel on APT "ECO Tanker"

General Dynamics NASSCO started construction of another ship in its commercial shipbuilding backlog, starting construction of a second “ECO” tanker to be built

Multraship Buys Three More Tugboats from Damen

Multraship and Damen Shipyards Group agreed on three new ASD (Azimuth Stern Drive) Tugs, all for delivery to Multraship in 2015. After delivery in Vietnam, scheduled

QGEP to Acquire FPSO from Teekay

Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. has entered into an agreement with a consortium led by Queiroz Galvão Exploração e Produção SA (QGEP) to provide a floating production,

Offshore

QGEP to Acquire FPSO from Teekay

Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. has entered into an agreement with a consortium led by Queiroz Galvão Exploração e Produção SA (QGEP) to provide a floating production,

Hoists Facilitate Offshore Crane Repairs

When the diesel engine of a deck crane failed, it caused major handling problems for an offshore platform operating in the Dutch sector of the southern North Sea,

Jackup Rig Delivered to Abu Dhabi’s NDC

Lamprell delivers its 11th Super 116E jackup drilling unit Lamprell has completed the construction of jackup drilling rig, the Shuwehat, and has delivered the

News

River Bell Awards Acclaim Maritime 'Family'

The Seamen’s Church Institute (SCI) recognized two inland maritime industry leaders at an annual awards luncheon Thursday, December 11, 2014, in Paducah, Ky.   The

Great Lakes Coal Trade Slows in November

Coal shipments on the Great Lakes totaled 2.6 million tons in November, a decrease of 3 percent from a year ago, as shipments were affected by weather-related delays,

BP Faces Heavy Hit from Former Prized Asset Rosneft

BP faces a first and heavy loss from its stake in Russia's Rosneft due to plummeting oil prices and a crumbling rouble, potentially forcing it to write down the value of its once-prized asset.

Marine Equipment

Waterjet-propelled Crewboat Delivered to Petrobras

BS Camburi, a 36-meter Monohull Crewboat built in Brazil by Arpoador Engenharia to the Petrobras type P2 specification has been launched and delivered.   Designed by Incat Crowther,

Hoists Facilitate Offshore Crane Repairs

When the diesel engine of a deck crane failed, it caused major handling problems for an offshore platform operating in the Dutch sector of the southern North Sea,

Wärtsilä Bags Seawater Desalination System Orders

The Meyer Werft Germany, Meyer Turku, STX France and Fincantieri shipyards have all placed orders with Wärtsilä for the supply of fresh water generators to a total of seven cruise ships.

 
 
Maritime Contracts Naval Architecture Navigation Offshore Oil Pipelines Pod Propulsion Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Simulators Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.2882 sec (3 req/sec)