Total commissions North Sea well site excavations
Total E&P UK affiliate ELF Exploration UK has contracted Ocean Installer for dredging services at the West Franklin field in the North Sea.
Ocean Installer will perform excavation/dredging services at 93 m (305 ft) depth to remove the top 3 m (9.8 ft) of earthwork at three drilling rig footprint locations.
It will manage the program from its Aberdeen office, using the chartered construction support vesselNormand Mermaid for the offshore work.
West Franklin is in UK blocks 29/5b and 29/5c, 240 km (149 mi) east of Aberdeen.