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Applus RTD to provide testing on ultra-deepwater Kaombo project

Oilfield Technology,

Applus RTD has been awarded a contract from Heerema Marine Contractors as part of the Kaombo development offshore Angola.

NDT for the largest ultra-deepwater SURF development

As part of the largest ultra-deepwater SURF (subsea, umbilicals, risers, flowlines) development, Applus RTD will provide non-destructive testing for offshore flowlines and risers, as well as testing onshore multi jointing tie-ins using its RTD Rotoscan AUT (automated ultrasonic testing) Phased Array System.

The project is due to commence for in Q1 2015 and will start with an extensive AUT qualification programme according to the Total specification.

The company divisions involved in the project are Applus RTD The Netherlands and Applus RTD USA - Houston and Applus+ Velosi. The project will take place both on and offshore in Angola.

Adapted from press release by Cecilia Rehn

You can read more about Applus RTD's solutions in the April issue of Oilfield Technology.

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