Maersk Supply Service, a number one supplier of marine providers and built-in options to the power sector worldwide, will take away 4 30” jacket-mounted drilling conductors and two related conductor information frames on the Dunlin Alpha platform, within the UK North Sea. With excellent energy administration capabilities and twin cranes, mixed with WROVs launched by way of moonpool, the Maersk Supply Service I-class vessels are a differentiator in maximising uptime and climate operability.
“This is a technically difficult scope with giant intervals of time spent alongside a platform. It is gratifying to see our engineered technical resolution chosen by Fairfield, because the elimination of older conductors that can’t be pulled by topsides stays a problem all through the North Sea,” says Olivier Trouvé, Head of Integrated Solutions.
Project administration and engineering commences this yr, with offshore execution deliberate for 2022 or 2023 relying on choice chosen.
The Dunlin oilfield is located 195 km northeast of Lerwick, Shetland, Scotland, in block quantity 211/23a and 211/24a. It was initially operated by Shell however was bought in 2008 and is now operated by Fairfield Energy and companions MCX. The subject was found in July 1973 in a water depth of 151 metres (495 ft) roughly 12 km from the UK-Norway median line. The oil reservoir is situated at a depth of 9,000 toes (2,740 metres). Production began in August 1978 from the Dunlin Alpha platform. This platform is a concrete gravity base (GBS) construction of the ANDOC sort (Anglo Dutch Offshore Concrete). It has 4 legs and storage capability for 838,200 barrels of oil. The complete sub-structure weight is 225,000 lengthy tons (229,000 tonnes) and it’s designed to hold a topsides weight of 15,635 lengthy tons (15,886 tonnes). The storage system was decommissioned by Shell from 2005 to 2007 previous to the sale to Fairfield Energy.
In May 2015, Fairfield Energy has introduced plans to decommission its Dunlin Alpha platform.
Maersk Supply Service employs a world workers of roughly 1100 offshore and 250 onshore individuals. Headquartered in Lyngby, Denmark, Maersk Supply Service is represented globally with places of work in Aberdeen, Accra, Luanda, Manila, Mexico City, Perth, Rio de Janeiro, St. John’s, and Singapore.
(Source: Maersk Supply/Wikipedia – Image: Dunlin Alpha platform/Whittaker Engineering)
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