Offshore Europe 2013: GE introduces new completion workover riser

GE Oil & Gas (NYSE: GE) has introduced at Offshore Europe 2013 a new Completion Work Over Riser (CWOR) system for its Well Access Intervention product line.

Offshore staff

ABERDEEN, UK –GE Oil & Gas (NYSE: GE) has introduced at Offshore Europe 2013 a new Completion Work Over Riser (CWOR) system for its Well Access Intervention product line.

The CWOR system is used for installation, completion, and intervention of subsea wells. It can be configured for GE’s latest Vetco Gray subsea tree systems in addition to legacy and other suppliers’ subsea tree equipment.

Also at Offshore Europe 2013, GE has announced that E.ON Exploration & Production is the first offshore company to deploy the next-generation VetcoGray SVXT S-Series vertical production subsea tree for use in a shallow water project in the North Sea.

E.ON Exploration & Production used a heavy-duty jackup to deploy its SVXT S-Series tree in the southern North Sea’sJohnston field, 85 km (53 mi) off the English coast in the Sole Pit sub-basin of the Southern Gas basin (block 43/27).

The project was supported by GE’s Great Yarmouth service organization, with the well pre-drilled using a GE Oil & Gas 13-5/8 inch-SG1 wellhead.

Gina Krog platform

In a related move, GE Oil & Gas has won a contract to provide Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering with turbomachinery equipment and services for a new oil and gas production platform being built to support the production activities of Statoil (OSE: STL, NYSE: STO) and its partners Total S.A. and Det Norske in the Gina Krog field in the Norwegian North Sea.

GE’s equipment is scheduled for delivery in 1Q 2015. The platform’soffshore hook-up is scheduled to take place in 2016.

Gina Krog (previously known as Dagny) is 30 km (19 mi) northwest of Sleipner field and approximately 250 km (155 mi) southwest of Stavanger, Norway. The development of Gina Krog will be among Statoil's major new developments.

9/04/2013

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