Stinger to inspect North Sea Siri subsea tank

Offshore staff

STAVANGER, Norway – Stinger Technology will provide DONG Energy specialist underwater robotics technology for the Siri field in the Danish North Sea.

The assignment includes environmental sampling and inspection inside the Siri platform’s oil storage tank.

Engineering and planning starts this month, with offshore campaigns scheduled during this summer and fall.

Siri is in block 5604/20 in the northwestern part of the Danish North Sea, 220 km (137 mi) from the Danish coast. The Siri platform, which came onstream in 1999, also hosts production from the nearby Nini, Nini East, Cecilie, and Stine fields.

The 50 x 66-m (164 x 216-ft) storage tank is 17.5 m high (57 ft), with a designed storage volume of 50,000 cu m (1.76 MMcf) and 16 compartments, some accessible only via a 10-in. jumper pipe.


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