RusselSmith Nigeria has sealed a technical partnership with Norwegian company 4Subsea to collaboratively deliver subsea solutions by combining engineering competence, experience and technologies for effectively ensuring the lifespan of subsea assets.
4Subsea is a global leader in the provision of innovative, cost-effective Subsea Asset Integrity Management technologies with operations in several countries. 4Subsea’s areas of expertise include; flexible risers and flowlines, well intervention and drilling, digitization, sensor technology and offshore wind.
This partnership will see RusselSmith improve its monitoring and repair services for flexible pipes, umbilicals and ancillaries. Of particular note is 4Subsea’s Portable Annulus Tester (PATTM), a field-proven product that automates integrity testing of flexible risers, and which will be fully available to customers in the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry as a result of this partnership.
This alliance further reinforces RusselSmith’s commitment to providing innovative solutions and technologies in its Subsea Asset Integrity Management business division to its customers.
According to RusselSmith’s Senior Executive Vice President, Kayode Adeleke, “We are very pleased to announce this strategic partnership with 4Subsea. The partnership will improve our service delivery and drive greater customer success as we continue to create more value in the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry by delivering quality services and building local capacity”.
“We are excited about building a partnership with RusselSmith, whose experience and capabilities are important factors in ensuring life extension of subsea assets in West Africa”, says Peter Jenkins, CEO of 4Subsea. “We believe that the introduction of innovative, automated monitoring and repair solutions for flexible risers will help operators reduce both risk and cost”.
In addition to its Subsea Asset Integrity Management business division, RusselSmith also provides Aerial Inspection & Survey Services and Topside Asset Integrity Management Services, forming a full range of integrated oilfield services.