NORFOLK, UK – Claxton, 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.