Leading UK subsea services and offshore management provider Rever Offshore has announced the recent completion of a contract awarded by independent North Sea operator Serica Energy
This is the second campaign Rever has undertaken for Serica Energy within a framework agreement which commenced in November 2018. The workscope, which took place in the North Sea’s Rhum field, was completed in late May.
Throughout the 14-day campaign, Rever Offshore deployed multi-purpose dive support and offshore construction vessel Rever Polaris to carry out electrical diagnostics as part of a multi-year campaign of preventive maintenance on the subsea cable network. Subsequent testing took place via Rever Polaris and Serica’s Bruce platform.
Built in 1999, Rever Polaris is capable of saturation and air diving support, inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM), well abandonment, riser installation and other subsea support work. It has an overall length of 114 m, beam of 22 m, draught of 7 m, with a working deck area of 700 m2, two moonpools, an active heave-compensation offshore crane with a 150-tonne capacity and accommodation for 104.
Rever Offshore chief executive Barry Macleod commented “As we complete our second campaign for Serica Energy within the current framework agreement, so our knowledge and understanding of the client continues to grow.
Added Mr Macleod, “Completed on schedule and, most importantly, safely during these operationally challenging times, this complex IRM workscope is illustrative of the benefits an established client relationship can bring – and one which we look forward to building on in the future.”
This campaign represents one of several undertaken by Rever Offshore since the introduction of stringent social distancing measures implemented during the global Covid-19 pandemic. The company has developed and adhered to strict protocol specific to the situation, working closely with its clients to ensure all staff remain safe, regardless of location.
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