Hallin Marine lands subsea contract in South China Sea
JAKARTA, Indonesia -- Hallin Marine, a Superior Energy Services company, has secured a direct project contract with COOEC Subsea Technology Company Limited, part of the China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC).
The contract encompasses the provision of the support vessel SOV Windermere, a remotely operated submersible inspection vehicle, a diving team and a range of surveying and engineering services.
"The scope of work includes providing a subsea diving support vessel to perform both diving and ROV services. These will be used to complete a continuous subsea campaign of spools installation, inspection, repair and maintenance work in the eastern South China Sea. The project is scheduled to commence in 2014 and will have an estimated duration of six months including options," said Jonathan Quek, Hallin’s commercial manager.
The eastern South China Sea is one of CNOOC' s most important crude oil producing areas. Water depth of the company’s operating area ranges from 100 to 300 m. Reserves and daily production volume in the region reached 550.0 million boe and 155,070 boe/day respectively, representing approximately 15.8% and 16.6%, respectively of the company’s total reserves and production.