Coastline Surveys completes decommissioning surveyProjects and Operations // April 20, 2012
Coastline Surveys Ltd has successfully completed a pre-decommissioning environmental survey on behalf of Energy Resource Technology (UK) Ltd, a division of Helix.
The programme was in preparation for the decommissioning of Camelot CA production platform and associated sub-sea infrastructure, which is located in Block 53/1a of the Southern North Sea.
The work involved geophysical survey utilising high resolution Reson 8125 Multi-beam and Edgetech sidescan sonar equipment, followed by grab sampling, video and stills camera work at predetermined sites selected, as required under the DECC guidance notes on the Decommissioning of Offshore Oil and Gas Installations and Pipelines under the Petroleum Act 1998 and drill cuttings pile assessment under the OSPAR Recommendation 2006/5.
In addition to this, Coastline successfully completed a multi-beam/ROV debris survey, prior to arrival of the Seafox7 jack-up platform. The work was completed by the vessel Flatholm.