DeepOcean awarded Equinor life of field services contract

Norway’s DeepOcean has been awarded a long-term contract by Equinor, formerly Statoil, for subsea life of field services.

The award scope includes onshore project management, engineering and offshore operations utilising vessels from the DeepOcean fleet. Offshore services include life of field services, installation and replacement of subsea modules and X-mas trees as well as scale squeeze operations and installation of structures.

The contract is for five years and on a call-off basis starting from January 2019.

Rolf Ivar Sørdal, commercial director of subsea services at DeepOcean, commented: “Realising the long term relationship DeepOcean has had with Equinor over the past years we are pleased that Equinor once again recognise DeepOcean as a quality supplier. The introduction of new technologies and digitalisation is creating radical improvements within this business and our innovative attitude coupled with long experience and field knowledge will allow DeepOcean to offer exciting solutions to the subsea operations Equinor will require in the coming years.”

Grant Rowles

Grant spent nine years at Informa Group based in London, Sydney, Hong Kong and Singapore. He gained strong management experience in publishing, conferences and awards schemes in the shipping and legal areas, working on a number of titles including Lloyd's List. In 2009 Grant joined Seatrade responsible for the commercial development of Seatrade’s Asia products. In 2012, with Sam Chambers, he co-founded Asia Shipping Media.
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