Deep Down, Inc., an oilfield services company specializing in complex deepwater and ultra-deepwater oil production distribution system support services, today announced it has commenced support related to the installation of surface and subsea hardware offshore West Africa. The offshore scope of work is scheduled to be completed during the fourth quarter 2010.
The DP2 offshore installation vessel previously departed from the US Gulf of Mexico to West Africa with all equipment and hardware required for the work, including 3000 meter work-class ROV system, ROV tooling, ADS diving system and surface diving, manufactured subsea and surface hardware and umbilical installation equipment and survey spread. The vessel and equipment will be returning to the US Gulf of Mexico upon completion of the scope of work, pending other requirements in the region or other locations in route.
Ronald E. Smith, Chief Executive Officer, stated: "This project demonstrates Deep Down's ability to put together a tailored subsea support package to meet our client's specific requirements, with products and services from each member of the Deep Down group being utilized along with key subcontractors in support of this project."