OSRL offers well-capping equipment at new base in South Africa

Oil Spill Response Ltd. (OSRL) is opening a new base in Saldanha Bay, South Africa, that houses well-capping equipment designed to shut in uncontrolled subsea wells. 

Offshore staff

CAPE TOWN, South Africa – Oil Spill Response Ltd. (OSRL) is opening a new base in Saldanha Bay, South Africa, that houses well-capping equipment designed to shut in uncontrolled subsea wells. 

The Saldanha capping stack is available to oil and gas companies through OSRL’s Subsea Well Intervention Service (SWIS), which provides for subsea incident response around the world.

The integrated subsea well intervention system includes four capping stacks suitable for international use and two hardware kits for debris clearance, BOP intervention, and the subsea application of dispersant at a wellhead. The equipment can be used for subsea wells in water depths up to 3,000 m (9,843 ft).

10/11/2013

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