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Conductor & casing cold cutting

Flexible tooling packages

Lifecycle stage
Drilling Production Late-Life Decommissioning
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Claxton provides air-driven or hydraulic conductor and casing cold cutting systems which are suitable for use in hazardous onshore and offshore environments.

Our cold cutting equipment is widely used in decommissioning, wellhead installation and in tieback operations.

Flexibility is always a key requirement for cold cutting applications and Claxton’s cold cutting systems can be adjusted on request to suit numerous applications, which our service technicians have deep experience with.

Casing Cutting Main 1

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Our experts are on hand to answer any questions and devise a bespoke solution to operating challenges.

Casing Cutting Main 2

Claxton cold cutting system benefits:

  • Lightweight modular design allows easy installation and quick adjustment 
  • Increases safety and improves operational efficiency 
  • Rugged field-proven design 
  • Simultaneous cutting and bevelling 

Multiple supply options are available – either tooling rental, tooling and personnel or full cutting and recovery packages for larger projects or to overcome operating challenges.

Complementary tooling

Claxton can also provide a suite of tooling compatible with its cold cutting machines to enable on-site machining services including; skimming of casings, flange facing and cutting of API/ANSI ring type seal profiles. This capability and experience is further enhanced by our fleet of cutting tools and services that include full casing, conductor cutting and recovery packages with multiple surface and subsea cutting options.

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Asset Life Extension Buyers Guide

Download our structural asset life extension buyers guide for details on slot recovery techniques, centralizers and replacement platform guides.

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Asset Life Extension Case Study Pack

Download the Claxton structural asset life extension case study pack for details on slot recovery techniques, centralizers, replacement platform guides and other bespoke solutions.

Glynn Claxton - Product Leader - Wellhead Systems

Our expert view

“Claxton has been performing cold cutting services both offshore and onshore for over 30 years and as such we have built an enviable fleet of equipment. We also provide competent operational personnel from our pool of service technicians.” 

Glynn Claxton - Product Leader for Wellhead Systems, Claxton