Oceaneering secures rig support contract from Wintershall

Houston-based Oceaneering International has been awarded a drilling and completion support contract for integrated services with Wintershall Norge.

The contract is for ROV services for the drilling unit West Mira, which will be drilling on Wintershall-operated fields in the Norwegian Continental Shelf, including Vega, Nova and Maria. ROV services provided will include the installation of hangar systems, remote onshore mission support services, BOP tethering systems, subsea landing bases, ROV tooling and engineering services.

The contract duration is for three years and includes two-year extension options.

Erik Sæstad, VP and country manager for Norway at Oceaneering, commented: “We are delighted to have won this contract with integrated services where we leverage our products and service portfolio and provide a lower cost solution as well as a reduced carbon footprint and reduced HSE risk as the operations will be supported from the Oceaneering’s Mission Support Center in Stavanger.”

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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