Hallin Marine, a Superior Energy Services company, announced on Sept. 12 that its subsea operations vessel Windermere and two deepwater remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) are on duty in the Gumusut-Kakap deepwater oil and gas field off Sabah, Malaysia.
“This contract was won on the basis of our ability to deliver a complete support-service package backed by our experience in deepwater operations,” commented Hallin’s Director-Service Delivery Phil Chamberlain. “Our role has been to provide ROV survey services and support for the installation of offshore pipelines, risers and facilities over a six month period scheduled to complete in October. We performed pre-installation underwater surveys utilizing two work class ROV systems before tie ins to the floating production system.”
The Gumusut-Kakap field is located 74.5 miles offshore in deep water of up to 3,937 feet. With estimated recoverable reserves of between 300 and 500 million barrels of oil equivalent, it is of significant importance to the Malaysian energy industry.
Hallin’s SOV Windermere is equipped for inspection, repair and maintenance as well as remotely operated vehicle support. The 262.4 x 65.6 foot vessel is capable of accommodating 120 personnel and incorporates a helicopter landing deck, 50-ton-heave compensated deepwater crane, a 15-man saturation diving system with a through moonpool three-man diving bell.
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