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Inspection: Digital Video: Talisman Energy and ChevronTexaco go live with Coabis-NETmc

Posted on 19.05.2005 - 13:09 EDT in INSPECTION NEWS (Subsea) by Rons_ROV_Links

Douglas writes:  

Within the last few weeks, Talisman Energy UK and ChevronTexaco North Sea UK have started their 2005 underwater inspection campaigns. As with previous years, both companies are using Coabis to plan, execute and report on these works. This year however, both companies have also opted to use the Coabis-NETmc Marine DVRi digital video interface, to replace SVHS video tapes.

Talisman Energy UK are utilising the Coabis-NETmc interface for their platform-based ROV inspection campaign, being managed by Rovtech.

ChevronTexaco North Sea are using the Coabis-NETmc interface onboard the Highland Eagle, with a dual-ROV spread configuration, being managed by Rovtech and Technip.

The feedback from both jobs regarding the Coabis-NETmc digital video interface has been positive.

The decisions by Talisman Energy and ChevronTexaco North Sea to use Coabis-NETmc digital video follow successful use of the Coabis-NETmc DVRi interface by Shell Todd Oil Services, BP West Java and Shell Exploration & Production Europe.

For more information on the Coabis–NETmc DVRi interface, please visit the Coabis website:


Coabis is Aker Kvaerner's asset integrity management software application. Coabis is flexible enough to be used for all types of inspection, maintenance and construction works, including structural, corrosion management, ship hulls and tanks and underwater/subsea inspection.

Aker Kvaerner Offshore Partner Ltd (AKOPL) is a business unit within the Aker Kvaerner MMO business area and a leading provider of world-class solutions in total "life-of-field" support services to the oil and gas industry. AKOPL's engineering and design capability extends from front-end consultancy through operations and maintenance support, to decommissioning and removal. AKOPL offers extensive experience of value-added solutions that have produced significant cost savings, faster project delivery and greater long-term value to our customers.

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