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Subsea 7 S.A. purchases eight ROVs for Brazilian market

12th February 2014

Subsea 7 S.A. has ordered eight remotely operated vehicle systems from Forum Energy Technologies for their Brazilian ventures

Subsea 7 S.A. has ordered eight remotely operated vehicle systems from Forum Energy Technologies

Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. revealed that it has taken an order from Subsea 7 S.A., a UK-headquartered company specializing in subsea engineering, construction and services, for eight remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) for their Brazilian ventures.

The ROVs are set to be delivered through late 2014 and 2015.

The order includes two Perry™ XLX Evo 200HP ROVs for Subsea 7’s new-build Heavy Construction Vessel and six Perry XLX-C 150HP ROVs for three new-build Pipe-lay Support Vessels.

Bill Boyle, senior vice president for Forum Subsea Technologies said, “Forum is pleased with its association with Subsea 7, a premier subsea contractor. “

He added that the “choice of Perry vehicles for the operationally demanding Brazilian market represents a vote of confidence in the reliability of the XLX-C system and supports Forum Subsea’s strategy of providing first class engineering, and after-market support and service to Subsea 7 and our other Brazilian customers from our facilities in Rio de Janeiro and Rio das Ostras.”

Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. is a Houston-based global oilfield products company that works with the subsea, drilling, completion, production and infrastructure sectors in the oil and natural gas industry.

Their products are used in the drilling, well construction, production and transportation of oil and natural gas.

Subsea 7 S.A. is a UK-headquartered subsea engineering, construction and services company, which serves the offshore energy industry.

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