Cost Effective Subsea Rock Removal Tool for Deepwater Applications

28 June, 2019

Once again, Scanmudring proved that the adaption of known and tested onshore equipment can be transferred to subsea remote operations with great success!

Deep water rock formations have traditionally been avoided during pipeline route selection instead of being modified to allow for safe pipeline installation. This is mainly due to lack of proven tools for deep-water rock removal and/or due to high costs for the operation.

Rock outcrop removal at Johan Sverdrup

In conjunction with the 2019 ISOPE conference, Scanmudring prepared an article in collaboration with Equinor and DeepOcean which presented the background, the introduction of a variety of new tools and the offshore execution campaign.

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Article by:

Ingvar Bjelland
Project Technician/ supervisor
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