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    Thales Geosolutions wins major contract from Norsk Hydro

    News // January 4, 2002
    Thales Geosolutions in the UK has announced that its Environmental and Metocean Services division has been awarded a substantial contract by Norsk Hydro Produksjon AS in Norway.

    Norsk Hydro is investigating the feasibility of installing a pipeline from Ormen Lange, Norway's second largest oil field, to a location on the Norwegian coast.

    As part of the planning process, Thales Geosolutions will undertake oceanographic measurements in critical areas along the proposed route for the pipeline.

    In all, seven separate current moorings will be installed in depths varying from 50-480m. Each mooring will be fitted with an Aandera RCM9 current meter, complete with temperature, conductivity and pressure sensors.Three of the moorings will also be fitted with RDI ADCPs to provide current measurements.

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