Fugro ROVs support deepwater Uruguay exploration well

Fugro FCV 4000 ROV recovers the ADCP deployed to monitor subsea currents offshore Uruguay
The FCV 4000 ROV recovers the ADCP deployed to monitor subsea currents offshore Uruguay. (Photo courtesy Fugro)

Offshore staff

LEIDSCHENDAM, the NetherlandsFugro is assisting Total’s drilling campaign offshore Uruguay, providing ROV and tooling services for the Raya-1 well in 3,400 m (11,155 ft) water depth.

The contractor is supplying two 200-hp FCV 4000D work-class ROV systems and subsea tooling, installed on board the drillship Maersk Venturer, and a field support vessel.

In addition, Fugro is performing activities such as bullseye checks, a seabed survey, and general cleaning on and around the subsea BOP.

Real-time video provided by Fugro and Total telecom network allows Total to observe operations from its onshore office, if needed.


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