Fugro sets seafloor drill water depth record

Offshore staff

HOUSTON – Fugro has set a seafloor drill water depth record of 2,923 m (9,589 ft) while completing a combined sampling and piezocone penetration testing borehole to 62 m (203 ft) below the seafloor.

The record was set using Fugro's Seafloor Drill I on a single deployment in the Walker Ridge area of the Gulf of Mexico.

4/23/15

Fugro Seafloor Drill I
Fugro’s seafloor drill has set a new water depth record in the Gulf of Mexico. (Courtesy Fugro)

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