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Rever Completes North Sea Decom Project

December 5, 2019

Barry Macleod. Photo: Rever Offshore UK Limited

Subsea services provider Rever Offshore has successfully completed a North Sea infrastructure decommissioning project of the Greater Dunlin Area for Fairfield Energy.

The subsea project delivery and execution provider to the offshore energy industry said that the assignment – in the East Shetland basin – was “one of the largest scale decommissioning projects undertaken by the company.”

The project used diving support vessels Rever Sapphire and Rever Polaris, along with the heavy construction support vessel (CSV) Normand Clipper.

The workscope involved multiple campaigns comprising of preparation, removals of subsea infrastructure and final surveys, along with the management of all recovered waste for processing and safe disposal.

Commenced in January, 2018, the project was completed by the subsea contractor in a two year campaign utilizing nearly 300 vessel days, employing innovative in-house engineering to deliver a successful conclusion for Fairfield Energy.

Barry Macleod, Rever Offshore CEO, said: “This project is extremely significant for Rever Offshore, being one of the largest scale decommissioning projects undertaken by the company and the first completion of a full EPRD (Engineering, Preparation, Removal and Disposal) contract.

“The successful completion of this large complex project further underlines our extensive proven track record of providing safe and efficient services to our clients, demonstrating our team’s expertise in managing and understanding the challenges of late life asset decommissioning,” Barry added.

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