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Conductor stabilisation assembly extends the life of corroded Middle East well
Production Late-Life
Conductor stabilisation assembly extends the life of corroded Middle East well
A Claxton senior technician was swiftly mobilised to undertake a full survey of the well, where it was identified that the well was close to collapsing. Claxton...
A bespoke rigless cutting and recovery solution for two platforms using SABRE™
Decommissioning
A bespoke rigless cutting and recovery solution for two platforms using SABRE™
As part of their wider decommissioning programme in the Southern North Sea, an operator called on Claxton to abandon seven platform wells, plus one abandoned tieback...
A complete severance and recovery solution for 28 wells using SABRE™
Decommissioning
A complete severance and recovery solution for 28 wells using SABRE™
An operator identified a requirement for the provision of abandonment services to support their ongoing platform decommissioning project in the UK sector of the central...
Meeting conductor integrity challenges in the Middle East
Late-Life
Meeting conductor integrity challenges in the Middle East
The planned lifetime for a production asset is an important consideration at the start of field development and becomes increasingly important as the field moves into...
SWAT™ delivers unique decommissioning solution
Decommissioning
SWAT™ delivers unique decommissioning solution
Operators are now under increasing pressure to develop clear late-life strategies to remain robust and profitable in a harsh margin environment. To achieve this, it’s...
Total success for conductor centralizers on Martin Linge
Drilling Production Late-Life
Total success for conductor centralizers on Martin Linge
Claxton’s personal approach to project delivery has seen it provide Total E&P Norge AS with savings of up to 70% for centralizers at the splash zone level. This...
Innovative fully forged-drilling riser system installed in the North Sea
Drilling Decommissioning
Innovative fully forged-drilling riser system installed in the North Sea
Back in June 2014 Claxton secured the contract for the installation of a fully forged drilling riser system for a field development in the Central North Sea for Premier...
Unique solution for one of the smallest platforms in the North Sea
Decommissioning
Unique solution for one of the smallest platforms in the North Sea
When Tullow Oil approached Claxton in April 2016 about the well abandonment of the Horne and Wren Platform in the Southern North Sea the technical challenges arising...
One-stop decommissioning solution
Decommissioning
One-stop decommissioning solution
The field had been producing natural gas for over 40 years. At its peak, it supplied around 10% of the UK’s gas requirements. In the 1990s, an infield drilling...

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