OIS Selected for Diamond Voyager Upgrade Project

Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. has selected Mobile based Offshore-Inland Marine & Oilfield Services (OIS) to perform upgrades and modifications to the Ocean Voyager. The rig recently arrived at Mobile Middle Bay Port for upgrade work related to the Voyagers' upcoming Pemex contract period. The scheduled work items include the following:

--Fabrication and installation of high-pressure mud piping
--Fabrication and installation of four new Potable Water Tanks and pumping system
--Under-deck blasting/painting
--Helideck blasting/painting/marking
--Accommodations refurbishment
--Installation of a Mud Gas Separator
--Fabrication and installation related to a 12-man accommodation unit
--Fabrication and installation related to AC generator house
--Fabrication and installation of a wire spooling platform
--Installation of a water maker system
--Installation of an Omnipure system
--Installation of two Flare Booms
--Installation of a deep well caisson
--Installation of a third Mud Pump
--Vessels Five-Year Survey

This project is being accomplished utilizing the fabrication and dockside facilities at Mobile Middle Bay Port located in Mobile, Alabama. Robin Roberts, OIS' President, emphasized the "hard work and commitment from the OIS team builds in customers like Diamond the confidence that the critical projects can and will happen on time and in budget. Taking care of the small things brings the larger more critical projects our way. We are proud of our relationship with Diamond and appreciate the confidence placed in our capabilities." The work is expected to continue for 45 days.

Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc., a leading deepwater drilling contractor, owns and operates one of the largest fleet of offshore drilling units in the world. The company's diverse fleet consists of thirty (30) semi-submersibles, thirteen (13) jack-ups, and one (1) dynamically positioned drillship.
Offshore-Inland Marine & Oilfield provides a wide variety of marine and oilfield construction and engineering solutions utilizing multiple Offshore Service Teams. OIS supports drilling and offshore service companies across the GOM including: Noble Drilling, Transocean, Helix Energy Solutions, Hercules Offshore, Pride International, Technip, Aker Kvaerner, Saipem, Subsea 7, Oceaneering, McDermott, Cal Dive, Canyon Offshore, Secunda Marine, and Western-Geco, to name a few. With over 250 skilled personnel, OIS offers a strategic service connection. OIS' concentration is on having the skilled supervision and labor supported by advanced planning and capable engineering with a strict focus on safety practices. These factors and more allow OIS to eliminate unnecessary downtime, to increase reliability, and to offer quick response to various operational demands.

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