Forum pig launchers head to North Africa

Offshore staff

HOUSTONForum Energy Technologies has delivered subsea pig launchers and receivers (PLRs) and laydown heads to an unnamed project offshore North Africa.

The nine PLRs, to be deployed for a development involving nine subsea wells, vary from 4 to 24-in. in size, in water depths ranging from 300-800 m (984-2,624 ft).

The systems produced at Forum’s Moffat subsea engineering business in Northumberland, northeast England, will be used for flooding, cleaning, gauging, strength test, intelligent pigging, and dewatering activities. 


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