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News Bøyla Marathon Oil Norge has awarded Technip an engineering, procurement, installation and commissioning contract for the Bøyla field development in the North Sea. Bøyla is located 225km west of Stavanger, Norway, in a water depth of 120m.

the construction of the subsea system and connect it to the existing Alvheim subsea facilities, located 28km away. It covers the fabrication and reeled installation of a pipe-in-pipe production flowline, a plastic lined water injection flowline and a gas lift flowline.

The €300 million contract includes all activities necessary to complete

The contract also includes the fabrication and installation of rigid The Deep Energy

spools, manufacturing and installing the flexible jumpers and umbilicals, tie-in by divers, trenching and rockdumping. Technip’s operating centre in Oslo, Norway, will execute the contract. Offshore construction will take place in 2014 with several vessels from Technip’s fleet, including the Deep Energy and the Skandi Arctic.

KD Marine KD Marine will be completeing work for Marathon Oil UK LLC in September. The contract is to carry out subsea work on Marathon Oil’s East Brae platform in the North Sea. KD Marine will use their custom built Daughter Craft, which will be launched from a larger support vessel, to move into various positions under the platform where a crew will dive to 15 to carry out observation and renovation work. The work is not possible from a Diving Support Vessel, so the Daughter Craft is used, so that it can manouvre into areas under the platform.

NetSurvey NetSurvey (part of MMT Group) has recently passed their certification audit and are now certified according to the quality, environmental and working environment standards.

Drilling Riser Contract Aker Solutions has won a contract to deliver a deepwater drilling riser system to Atwood Oceanics. The contract value is undisclosed. The CLIP riser enables a faster connection and disconnection of the riser joints, which improves operational efficiency and safety.

The drilling riser system is scheduled to be delivered in the autumn of 2013. Aker Solutions had previously delivered risers to the Atwood Osprey and Atwood Condor drilling units. Another two drilling riser systems are currently being produced for the Atwood Advantage and Atwood Achiever units.

Drilling risers manufactured at Port Klang, Malaysia

The certification was conducted by INTERTEK and is according to the ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007 standards. MMT Group´s Quality Management System is entirely web based and accessible via internet at our offices and on the vessels. NetSurvey has been included in the MMT Group´s certificate. Duncan Mallace, Managing Director at NetSurvey stated: “NetSurvey has achieved certification in a very short time frame which is testimony to the ease of use and completeness of the system that MMT Group has in place and also the dedication of our fantastic personnel. This opens up a much larger client base in the fields of Oil & Gas and Offshore Renewables and will lead to significant expansion of the UK office”.

Marlim field schematic

UT2 August 2012


UT3 August 2012  

The August edition of UT3, the magazine of the SUT

UT3 August 2012  

The August edition of UT3, the magazine of the SUT