Category Archives: Drilling Risers


Claxton, an Acteon company, has been awarded a multi-year contract with Det norske oljeselskap ASA of Norway: the largest single riser contract in Claxton’s history. Running from January 2014 until June 2020 (with optional periods of 1+1 year), the contract includes high- and low-pressure risers, auxiliary equipment and services offshore...


If you’re one of the ‘lucky’ 258,000 people travelling through Aberdeen Airport during July, be sure keep an eye out for Claxton – one of our latest ads is welcoming you through the main doors of the terminal building. What’s more , if you’re among the 413,000  passengers passing through...


With over two decades of subsea riser supply experience, Claxton has a proven record of enhancing drilling activities with innovations like the positive grip tension ring and supplying the first-ever HPHT 12,200psi riser system. We’ll be showcasing our technology at the IADC / SPE Global Drilling Conference at the RAI conference...


Our latest riser brochure is available now. Download it today to learn more about our industry-leading riser system capability. Claxton has been supplying riser systems since 1990 and since supplying our first system we’ve continually led the market for full-system riser supply. A few of our riser achievements in the...


Claxton has developed a new hydraulic riser handling tool that provided a solution for running, handling and remote pressure testing of a 18¾-in. 15-m NT-2 tension joint – saving £1.8m for our client. The tool, developed for a Norwegian client, saved 4.5 hours of rig time with each run, which...


Claxton, has recently completed an extensive drilling riser rental project for Encana Corporation’s Deep Panuke field development offshore Nova Scotia, Canada. The 5000-psi riser system was supplied as a system-and-connector package that included large-bore, 24-in-diameter riser joints, Claxton positive-grip tension rings, an H4 connector, umbilicals and a hydraulic power unit,...


The event, which focused on high pressure Riser Systems and associated issues, set a foundation which Acteon’s operating companies hope will evolve into a broad and far-reaching engagement with the industry. Held at the Marcliffe Hotel, Aberdeen, the breakfast meeting saw presentations from Steve Hatton, Dannie Claxton and Simon Luffrum...


During the last 25 years Claxton has built an enviable reputation for responsive service and time-saving innovations. This is illustrated clearly in our growing range of services for riser systems; which incorporates rental riser packages, associated tooling, tension systems and tension rings. This range has recently expanded via the introduction of...

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