Shell commissions HP/HT wellhead system for offshore China

Offshore staff

LONDON – Plexus Holdings has a letter of award from Shell China Exploration and Production Co. (SCEPCO) for a gas exploration program offshore China’s Hainan Island.

This involves provision of Plexus’ 15,000-psi (1,034-bar) high-pressure/high-temperature (HP/HT) POS-GRIP wellhead technology with mudline casing support and associated services, initially for one well.

It is additionally Plexus’ first contract in the Southeast Asia region.

Recently Galp Energia contracted Plexus for surface wellhead and mudline equipment services for an imminent exploration well offshore Morocco. The company is supplying its 18¾-in. POS-GRIP surface wellhead and mudline systems for use on a standard pressure 6,000-psi (414-bar) well.


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