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    Subsea 7 IRT award from ChevronTexaco

    Projects and Operations // June 10, 2005
    Subsea 7's Integrated Remote Technologies (IRT) division has announced the extension of an existing contract by ChevronTexaco Upstream Europe for the provision of remotely operated vehicle (ROV) support services and associated personnel onboard the MDU (Mobile Drilling Unit) Borgsten Dolphin in the UK Sector North Sea.

    Mobilisation of equipment took place mid May in Belfast and offshore drilling operations which began at the beginning of June will run for approximately five months. The workclass Pioneer 27 ROV will be used for this project and will replace the systemcurrently onboard. Contract value is in excess of US$600,000.

    The Borgsten Dolphin has been re-activated after a 20 month "cold stack" and its first project will be on the Strathspey field in the North Sea. Subsea 7 also support drilling activities on three other Dolphin owned MDUs; the Bulford, Belford and Borgny.

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