Wild Well Adds Fugro BOP Skids to Its Subsea Response Kit
Wild Well Control, a Superior Energy Services company, has ordered BOP intervention skids and test units from Fugro for inclusion in its Subsea Response Kit.
As part of the WellCONTAINED subsea capping stack program, the new 450/150 Mark 3 BOP intervention skids from Fugro are an advancement in both pumping capability and water depth rating and will replace the existing equipment in inventory.
This technology offers multiple benefits to Wild Well, such as full skid testing without the requirement of an ROV, the ability to interface to most workclass ROV systems and a self-contained storage and maintenance transport container.
Doug Graham, Fugro’s ROV services and tooling global director, said: “We are very pleased that Wild Well is incorporating Fugro’s new Mark 3 BOP skid into its unique WellCONTAINED inventory.
“Deployments of the skid system to date have included full functional testing on a Fugro ROV at 3,800 meters water depth. The BOP system is depth rated to 4,000 meters.”
Chris LeCompte, Wild Well’s general manager of WellCONTAINED, added, “This new equipment supports our initiative to provide a comprehensive subsea capping and containment program for operators worldwide. We are excited that this field proven equipment enhances our kit while also supporting the increased 3,800-meter depth rating of our capping stack equipment.”
Wild Well’s WellCONTAINED inventory is staged in a ready-to-deploy state in both Aberdeen and Singapore.
The equipment at each location includes full subsea well intervention systems, including a subsea capping stack, debris removal shears, hardware kits for the subsea application of dispersant and inhibition fluids, and other ancillary equipment.