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Consent to carry out MUO on Ekofisk and Eldfisk

Consent: ConocoPhillips Skandinavia AS (COPSAS) has been granted consent to carry out manned subsea operations (MUO) on the Ekofisk and Eldfisk field.

COPSAS has applied for consent to carry out MUO in connection with surveys to detect possible cracks in weld joints in stays on selected facilities, and reinstallation of signal buoy on the pipeline to Teeside,

Kilde: Aker Kværner

The purpose of a "Sub Sea Isolation Valve" is to reduce possible consequences of a riser leakage (reducing the duration of the leakage). Source: Aker Kværner. 

checking position indicators on valves ("Sub Sea Isolation Valves" - SSIV) on the pipeline to Emden and Teeside, checking for leakage on inlet valves (water) on the legs of 2/4-J, and inspecting the Eldfisk oil pipeline for any damage. 


The subcontractor chosen for the assignment is Subsea7 with the vessel DSV Seven Pelican (photo). According to the application for consent the work will start in May 2009.