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DeepOcean to inspect Petrobras subsea installations

16th September 2013

DeepOcean and CBO awarded 2-year contract to conduct subsea IMR on Petrobras’ subsea installations offshore Brazil

DeepOcean awarded contract to inspect Petrobras offshore subsea installations
The work will be managed by DeepOcean’s Brazilian organisation and executed by a team of ROV operators, survey personnel and offshore management

A Norwegian subsea company on Monday announced that together with a Brazilian partner it has been awarded a 2 year contract from Petrobras to conduct inspection services on the oil giant’s subsea installations.

 

Under the contract, which includes the option for a 2-year extension, DeepOcean AS and Brazilian offshore shipping company Companhia Brasileira de Offshore (CBO) will provide subsea inspection, maintenance and repair (IMR) work on Petrobras’ subsea installation in Brazilian waters.

 

DeepOcean will use the MV CBO Isabella, a multipurpose offshore subsea support vessel for the contract. The vessel will be equipped with two underwater remotely operated vehicles, a WROV and an OBSROV.

 

The work will be managed by DeepOcean’s Brazilian organisation and executed by a team of ROV operators, survey personnel and offshore management. Offshore operations are due to commence this month.

 

“DeepOcean has the unique deep water experience and the expertise needed for Brazilian subsea operationsm,”  said President of DeepOcean AS, Mads Bardsen. “90 per cent of Petrobras’ reserves are nestled in deep water which is our speciality.”