Deepwater geotechnical campaign completed off Malaysia
Benthic and partner Asian Geos have completed a geotechnical investigation at the Limbayong field offshore east Malaysia for Petronas Carigali.
HOUSTON– Benthic and partner Asian Geos Sdn Bhd have completed a geotechnical investigation at the Limbayong field offshore east Malaysia for Petronas Carigali.
Petronas Carigali contracted Asian Geos for the provision of soil investigation services for the deepwater Limbayong development.
Benthic’s PROD2 (portable remotely operated drill) executed the geotechnical work scope from theMMA Valour in 4Q 2018. The PROD2 collected geotechnical borehole samples and cone penetration test (CPT) to 100-m (328-ft) penetrations, seismic probes to 40 m (131 ft), and a range of 40 m of CPTs in water depths ranging from 700 m to 1,040 m (2,297 ft to 3,412 ft).
The companies completed the program without incident or delay on Dec. 14, 2018. Laboratory testing, reporting, and interpretation are taking place in Perth, Australia.