Fugro, the Netherlands-based geotechnical, survey, subsea and geoscience service provider, reported Wednesday that it has been awarded a contract by Indian oil and gas company, Oil and Natural Gas Corp. Ltd. (ONGC), for the provision of remotely operated vehicle (ROV) services on board the Sagar Vijay (mid-water drillship).
The contract, which was signed at ONGC’s offices in Mumbai, involves providing support for deepwater drilling operations off the east coast of India, in depths up to 2,953 feet (900 meters).
A range of tasks will be performed by Fugro’s FCV ROV, including seabed surveys, monitoring of subsea drilling operations, guideline cutting and reinstallation, remote intervention and AX/VX ring gasket installation. Services also include setting up regular fluid injection, drilling re-entry, bullseye checks and routine video monitoring, inspection and cleaning on and around the BOP.
Fugro will also provide drill support tooling during the 18-month project, which is expected to commence in May.
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