Leading subsea engineers complete inspection of Athena riser in North Sea

Source:Petrex Developments

Petrex Developments have successfully completed the inspection of the BW Athena Dynamic Flexible Riser/Umbilical Systems, FPSO Mooring System and Hull for North Sea Operator Ithaca Energy UK Limited.

Petrex Developments, the trusted, leading subsea engineering and project management Company have successfully completed the inspection of the BW Athena Dynamic Flexible Riser/Umbilical Systems, FPSO Mooring System and Hull for North Sea Operator Ithaca Energy UK Limited.

The BW Athena Flexible Riser System consists of three flexible risers, two dynamic umbilicals, a mid-water arch (MWA) with associated tethers and MWA base. The inspection involved general visual inspection (GVI), close visual inspection (CVI) and taking cathodic protection measurements of the riser system and ancillary equipment. A similar scope of work was carried out on the nine leg FPSO Mooring System, suction anchor, mooring chain, ball grab assembly, wire sections and STP buoy connectors and a full hull survey.

Petrex Developments successfully delivered the project safely, on time and on budget.

Commenting on their recent successes Ian Pithie, Business Manager for Petrex Developments said, “Our reputation is built on the quality of our service, building lasting relationships and taking ownership.”

Petrex Developments are an independent Subsea Engineering and Project Management Consultancy headquartered in Aberdeen.  Capabilities ranging from early conceptual design, FEED and associated economic models, tender and specification generation, evaluation and recommendation, through to package or complete project management for onshore and offshore phases of projects through to completion, support and decommissioning. Assistance can be given with operations/integrity management, geotechnical and dive expertise whilst the Petrex Developments Visualisation Service can offer 3D Animations/3D Modelling and CAD Drafting.

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