Offshore subsea specialists DeepOcean have won a contract, with super major Royal Dutch Shell, to provide survey services throughout the North Sea.
The deal will see the Norwegian based firm supply Shell with full ROV based survey and inspection services, for all North Sea assets.
The contract is to last fro a duration of thee years, although options have been included. No value to the contract has been released.
DeepOcean have said that they will use their new ‘Superior’ class of ROV on the contract, giving greater speed and therefore savings to the client.
DeepOcean’s EVP Greater North Sea, Ottar Maeland, said: ”Shell in the Greater North Sea has been on our Client target list for a while now, and we are very pleased to receive this award. Also, we are keen to introduce our new generation high speed survey ROV vehicle – The Superior. By pushing survey speeds far beyond today’s standards for acoustic and visual data capture and processing, we expect Shell and our other Clients to see a direct effect on their overall survey cost in years to come”