Claxton wins its biggest-ever riser contract offshore Norway

Offshore staff

NORFOLK, UKClaxton, an Acteon company, has won a multi-year contract with Det norske oljeselskap ASA of Norway that is the largest single riser contract in Claxton’s history. Running from January 2014 until June 2020 (with optional periods of 1+1 year), the contract includes high- and low-pressure risers, auxiliary equipment, and services offshore Norway.

The scope of work includes the procurement of high- and low-pressure surface risers for the lvar Aasen field development; the rental of a Claxton 18-3/4-in., 7,000-psi (48 MPa) subsea riser for the Hanz field; the rental of 18-3/4-in., 15,000-psi (103-MPa) high-pressure and 30-in. low-pressure surface risers for exploration wells on the Norwegian continental shelf; options for other field development projects; and high-pressure/high-temperature work during the contract period. The optional services include complete running services for the equipment and providing centralizer systems, along with lateral and vertical tension rings.


Claxtton drilling riser being run offshore Norway.

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