2H Offshore to manage equipment for Weatherford’s MPD system

Offshore staff

HOUSTONWeatherford Secure Drilling has appointed 2H Offshore to manage the design and delivery of the riser equipment for managed pressure drilling (MPD) systems.

2H’s scope of work includes development and delivery of MPD riser stack equipment for the next two generations of Weatherford’s offshore MPD systems.

Weatherford said it is developing a fully integrated MPD solution that can be incorporated into most deepwater MPD systems.

Weatherford and 2H Offshore are working to ensure that the systems meet the new regulations currently being adopted by Det Norske Veritas (DNV) Drill Class N and the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) CDS certification.

The next generation of Weatherford’s MPD system is expected to be delivered in 2015.



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