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Deepwater drill support record set
Date: Thursday, May 26, 2011 @ 13:00:00 EDT

Deepwater drill support record setAn Oceaneering Millennium Plus work class Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) has set an ROV ultra deepwater drill support depth record offshore India while working at 3107m (10,194 ft) water depths.

Millennium 77 has supported drilling operations on the Dhirubhai Deepwater KG2 for Reliance Industries, logging over 400 hours and 69 total dives at this drill site alone from March to mid-April 2011. Millennium 77 is a 4,000 meter rated system that was put into service in Q1 2010.

Oceaneering International, Inc. manufactures and operates the world's largest offshore fleet of ROVs. The company maintains a worldwide fleet of 260 work class ROVs and employs over 2,000 ROV personnel globally.

Assembled onsite in the ROV work van, the Millennium 77 crew acknowledges their record ROV drill support dive with a team photo. Courtesy Oceaneering.

This article comes from ROVworld Subsea Information

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