ODE has acted as operations and maintenance provider for the asset since the project phase and successfully transitioned the platform from normally manned to not normally manned status in recent years.
Offshore & subsea - 19 May 2020
Once the idle period is complete, the rig will be mobilised to South Africa by Total to commence its charter as planned.
The recovery group convened by OGUK will aim to develop a strategy for the sector to recover as part of OGUK’s three stage framework revealed at the end of April.
The anti-fouling and topside coatings will be used by Total for the advanced drilling platform Deepsea Stavanger, off the coast of South Africa.
Block 52 is located in the prospective Suriname-Guyana Basin, where several major hydrocarbon discoveries have been made recently.