Valkyrie claims hydrotesting records

By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Dec. 7 -- Valkyrie Commissioning Services Inc., Houston, claimed water-depth and pressure records for pressurizing a subsea to subsea pipeline in 5,715 ft of water in the Gulf of Mexico to 12,563 psig and remotely recording the hydrotesting data.

Valkyrie used the subsea pipeline commissioning system it calls Denizen, which it says can work in as much as 10,000 ft of water and achieve pressures up to 20,000 psig, in conjunction with a work class remotely operated vehicle.

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