Aqualis Offshore has been awarded a one-year rig inspection service agreement with Petronas Carigali (Turkmenistan) to conduct drilling rig integrity inspection services for its drilling programs.
Aqualis Offshore said on Wednesday that the rig inspection work scope includes in-depth surveys including new-build rig acceptance surveys, acceptance trials and final integrated endurance tests.
The work will be conducted by Aqualis Offshore’s team of rig inspection specialists, which consists of multi-disciplined engineers to provide regulatory compliance and equipment operability assurance to rig owners and operators.
Aqualis Offshore has previously supported Petronas in South East Asia, but this is the company’s first job in the Caspian region.
Aqualis Offshore’s contract party is Aqualis Offshores (UK) Ltd.
Steven Lee, head of rig inspection services at Aqualis Offshore, which is part of Oslo-listed energy consulting group Aqualis ASA, said: “What we essentially do is to contribute towards ensuring safe and effective operational performance of drilling rigs. A strong rig inspection team will help reduce risks and increase operational uptime for the assets in question.”