OSLO, Norway –Atwood Oceanics has ordered a deepwater drilling riser system from Aker Solutions.
The equipment is scheduled for delivery in the second half of 2013 and will be manufactured in Port Klang, Malaysia.
Aker Solutions has previously delivered risers to theAtwood Osprey and Atwood Condordrilling units. Another two drilling riser systems are currently being produced for the Atwood Advantage and Atwood Achiever units.
This will be an Aker CLIP riser system that can be disconnected and pulled out of the water in half the time, according to Aker.