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Petrex Developments the leading subsea engineering and project management consultancy will be presenting at the Decom North Sea Lunch and Learn on June the 22nd at the AECC.

Air dive campaign - 1Having established a solid track record in decommissioning in both the UK and Norway, Petrex have selected to share key projects which showcase the company’s varying capabilities in the field of hydrocarbon removal within pipelines and associated systems as one of the first steps in the Decommissioning Programme.


Air dive campaign - 4Our presentation aims to provide a practical cost effective approach to the selection/instigation of methods used highlighting management innovation concluding with lessons learnt and a short Q & A session.



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The Athena field lies in block 14/18b of the North Sea UKCS, approximately 120 km north east of Peterhead, and is operated by Ithaca Energy Ltd.

Petrex have along established track record on the field, having been responsible for work involving the initial subsea concept selection, through project development, into installation/start-up of the field and the provision of operational support.

Subsea Specialist Delivers for Ithaca Energy Ltd

The project objective was to perform ESP (Electric Submersible Pumps) system diagnostics and mooring inspection works using a logical troubleshooting approach developed in-house by the experienced Petrex engineering team.  Mobilising from Peterhead for a six day campaign, the Petrex crew made the most of a period of short term favourable weather conditions to successfully perform the required scope, minimising the field shut down period and maximising production.