High-pressure hot tap tie-in completed in North Sea

A successful high-pressure hot tap has facilitated tie-in of the North Sea's Ettrick field bas export pipeline.

Offshore staff

NIVELLES, Belgium --A successful high-pressure hot tap has facilitated tie-in of the North Sea's Ettrick field bas export pipeline. T.D. Williamson SA performed the operation for Acergy on the Nexen Petroleum UK Ltd. pipeline

Throughout the tie-in, the pipeline pressure was 117 bar (11.7 MPa) in 94 m (311 ft) of water.

Acergy supplied engineering, procurement, installation, and pre-commissioning on the project and awarded TD Williamson a contract to engineer and supply all bespoke hot tap equipment and equipment testing.

05/12/2009

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