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Gullfaks B drag chain project underway

Blog post   •   Sep 10, 2014 11:13 GMT

Cavotec's largest oil and gas project to date - upgrading Statoil's Gullfaks B drilling platform - is now fully underway and is proceeding well. 

Our engineers recently began work on the installation, one and a half months ahead of schedule. 

The guide system for one chain system is now mounted, and our customer, Aibel, a leading engineering, construction, upgrading and maintenance service provider in the oil, gas and renewable energy sector, is happy with progress. 

Cavotec is supplying, testing and commissioning three sets of stainless steel drag chains as part of a of a major modernisation programme that will extend the operational life of the Gullfaks B platform to 2032.

Cavotec supplies advanced power control and automation technologies to a wide variety of offshore energy customers worldwide.