North Sea subsea wellhead removal proceeds

Click here to enlarge imageCoflexip Stena Offshore Ltd. (CSOL), a UK unit of the Coflexip Stena Offshore Group, has been active in recovering subsea wellheads and production trees from the North Sea with its monohull well intervention vessel CSO Seawell.CSOL says its vessel can quickly locate a wellhead and deploy specialist equipment for down hole work, offering significant commercial and operational advantages over drilling rigs.During 2000, it signed a £3-million contract with BP for removal of wellheads from 10 suspended wells. CSOL says this contract was its first in a newly formed alliance with UWG, a Norwich, UK, company, that will take advantage of a unique UWG bottomhole a...

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