Benthic to perform geotechnical analyses for Browse, Greater Enfield offshore Australia

Offshore staff

HOUSTONWoodside has contracted Benthic to conduct offshore geotechnical site investigations for the proposed Browse FLNG and Greater Enfield developments offshore Western Australia.

Benthic will deploy its PROD3 (Portable Remotely Operated Drill) for both projects from the Jaya Vigilant vessel.

At Browse, PROD3 will perform in situ testing and sampling to identify the soil conditions and geotechnical properties, penetrating to depths of up to 35 m (115 ft) below the mudline, in water depths reaching 620 m (2,034 ft).

The Jaya Vigilant will then transit to the Greater Enfield site to undertake similar investigations.


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