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Houston, TX, United States, 2019/05/01 - Oceaneering International, Inc. (“Oceaneering”) has recently secured a drilling and completion support contract for integrated services with Wintershall Norge AS - Wintershall.no / Oceaneering.com.
The contract covers ROV services for the drilling unit West Mira, which will perform production drilling on Wintershall-operated fields in the Norwegian Continental Shelf, including Vega, Nova and Maria, and exploration drilling. The contract duration is for three years with two, two-year options to extend.
Oceaneering will provide ROV-services including installation of hangar systems, remote onshore mission support services, BOP tethering systems, subsea landing bases, ROV tooling and engineering services.
Erik Sæstad, VP & Country Manager Norway, said,“We are delighted to have won this contract with integrated services where we leverage our products and service portfolio and provide a lower cost solution as well as a reduced carbon footprint and reduced HSE risk as the operations will be supported from the Oceaneering’s Mission Support Center in Stavanger.
“We look forward to further improve and work closely with Wintershall in the future.”
About Wintershall Norge AS
Wintershall Norge AS is one of the largest oil and gas producers in Norway with a daily production of around 100,000 barrels of oil equivalents. The company has an ownership in around 50 licenses on the Norwegian Continental Shelf, whereof over half as operator. In 2017, the production started on the Maria field, which was Wintershall’s first own-operated development on shelf. The next planned development project is Nova (previously Skarfjell). The company is also the operator of the producing fields Brage and Vega. Wintershall Norge AS has around 500 employees and is a part of Wintershall Holding GmbH.