IHC, Tompkins form geotechnical survey company

Royal IHC and Tompkins UK have formed TI Geosciences to serve the deep and ultra-deepwater oil and gas geotechnical survey and site investigation market.

Feb 18th, 2015

Offshore staff

SLIEDRECHT, the Netherlands –Royal IHC and Tompkins UK have formed TI Geosciences to serve the deep and ultra-deepwater oil and gas geotechnical survey and site investigation market.

TI Geosciences initially will provide cone penetration test /gravity coring services. These will be based on Tompkins’ deep-push, buoyancy stabilized, deepwater CPT system equipped with AP van den Berg’s digital pressure compensated Icone and deployed from a Swire Pacific Offshore G-class platform supply vessel. Remote seabed drilling services are also scheduled for 4Q 2015, with the first in a range ofIHC’s SWORD (sonic wireline-operated remote drill) systems, which will also be deployed from a Swire G-class vessel. Services will be ISO 19901-6 and -8 compliant.

TI Geosciences will be based in Darlington, UK, with operating bases in Teeside, Singapore, and Saldahna Bay, South Africa.

02/18/2015

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