Transocean Taps Grenland Group for Work on Semsiub

Transocean has awarded Grenland Group an EPCI contract for modification of the skidding system of Transocean Searcher semisub. The rig will be operating for StatoilHydro at the Gjoa field.
The contract comprises delivery of turn tables, skidding units, pulling tractor and associated equipment. The contract also includes structural reinforcements of the main deck.

The EPCI (Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation) delivery will enable the rig to handle FMC equipment of 90 tonnes.

This specialized rig was customized by Grenland Group in 1998 to meet Transocean's requirements for operation of Asgaard well completion.

The contract has a value of NOK 20 million.


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