Delmar completes rig disconnection in the North Sea

Delmar Systems Inc. has completed an eight-line disconnect of the mooring system on Seadrill’s semisubmersible drilling rig West Phoenix on the UK continental shelf.

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HOUSTONDelmar Systems Inc. has completed an eight-line disconnect of the mooring system on Seadrill’s semisubmersible drilling rig West Phoenix on the UK continental shelf.

TheWest Phoenix is currently under contract with Equinor for a three-well campaign all of which are using Delmar’s releasable anchor mooring system. The system features RAR Plus, which is the first dual-release action (acoustic and mechanical) rig anchor release.

The rig disconnection was performed in two and a half hours without needing AHTS vessel assistance.

The first disconnect was performed using group line releases of two lines, two lines, and four lines.

03/08/2019

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