Olympic Ares (photo: Bibby Offshore)
Bibby Offshore, subsea services provider to the oil and gas industry, has announced a multimillion pound contract win with an independent UK-based E&P company, to provide air diving, and ROV inspection and construction services across five of its North Sea assets.
The contract, which commenced in June 2016 and is to be completed by the end of the year, will see Bibby Offshore utilise several vessels including its construction support vessel Olympic Ares, diving support vessel Bibby Topaz and subsea support and construction vessel Olympic Bibby.
The vessel based engineering work involves Bibby Offshore installing a cathodic protection system on one platform, and performing air diving services to complete routine and non-routine inspection, repair and maintenance support at three other facilities. The company will also carry out routine pipeline inspection surveys at all five assets.
Fraser Moonie Chief Operating Officer at Bibby Offshore, says, “We have successfully completed multiple projects with this customer, with the latest contract demonstrating the continued confidence in our ability to deliver such complex workscopes. We place a huge emphasis on collaboration, which has led to us completing numerous high profile North Sea contracts throughout 2016, enabling our clients to achieve greater efficiency in this challenging market.”