Ocean Installer, FlexTech enter flexible pipe installation deal
Flexible pipe specialist FlexTech has signed a contract for flexible pipe installation with Ocean Installer in a £500,000 deal.
Aberdeen-based FlexTech will deliver the detailed design of a flexible pipe installation spread as well as installation analysis and project support to Ocean Installer, a subsea contractor specialising in subsea installation and engineering and construction services.
The project will take place offshore Norway during the summer of 2015. FlexTech will also provide engineering support during the fabrication of the equipment, and the subsequent offshore campaign.
FlexTech Engineering Director, Craig Keyworth, said: “We’ve had prior experience working with Ocean Installer and I’m pleased to see that this relationship has continued to build based on delivering solid performance in a timely manner. We support our clients from project inception to completion and endeavour to form an integral part of their own team.
“As an authority on flexible pipes, FlexTech is able to provide a complete ‘life of product’ service providing specialised experience from start to finish. We look forward to working with Ocean Installer again on this project, which we hope will pave the way for further collaboration.”
FlexTech currently has a team of 10 subsea and marine specialists and aims to add a further 10 employees within the next 12 months. It’s management team boast more than 50 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry among them. In addition to its Aberdeen base, the company has a research and development facility in Lincolnshire where current developments include installation aids, inspection equipment and marine couplings and ancillaries.