dws-fugro-iunpex-skandi-olympia-770pxFugro has been awarded a contract from Inpex Operations Australia for subsea services to be executed across the Ichthys facilities in the Timor Sea, located approximately 220 kilometres from the coast of Western Australia.

Inpex is Japan’s largest oil and gas exploration and production company. It operates a complex network of subsea infrastructure and equipment for the recovery and processing of natural gas in the Ichthys field.


 One of the rigs used by Inpex in the Ichthys field, here seen in South Korea in September 2015 where it was build.

Inspection, repair and maintenance
The five year contract encompasses field operations support, inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) services and will run for five years, with options to extend.

The work will be performed under Fugro's QHSE system, which is in accordance with industry leading QHSE and operational standards.

Optimal utilisation
Divisional director marine and member of the Board of management Mark Heine at Fugro: “We are pleased to have secured this long term contract, supporting vessel utilisation in the current challenging oil and gas market."

"This IRM contract fits well within our asset integrity business line", Heine continued, "which centers around inspection and monitoring services, supporting optimal utilisation and longevity of our clients’ infrastructure.”

This news item was originally published on the website of Fugro.

(on top photo: Fugro's vessel Skandi Olympia purpose-built for offshore infrastructure and equipped with a 150 HP FCV 3000 work class ROV system)

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