Halliburton Company (Halliburton) will offer Optime Subsea’s (Optime) innovative technologies as a service across its global portfolio as part of a new strategic alliance.
As part of the agreement, Optime’s innovative Remotely Operated Controls System (ROCS) will be applied to Halliburton’s completion landing string services. The companies will also collaborate to offer intervention and workover control system services leveraging Optime’s Subsea Controls and Intervention Light System (SCILS) technology, a remote digital enabled system that compliments Halliburton’s subsea intervention expertise.
The alliance will facilitate umbilical-less operations and subsea controls for deepwater completions and interventions delivering increased operational efficiencies while minimising safety risk through a smaller offshore footprint.
Daniel Casale, Vice-President of Testing and Subsea at Halliburton, commented, “We are excited to work with Optime and leverage their technologies within our existing subsea completions and intervention solutions. Our alliance advances remote capabilities and provides a capital efficient solution, allowing customers to reduce safety risk, operational footprint, setup and run-time.”
Jan-Fredrik Carlsen, CEO of Optime Subsea, added, “We believe that strong mutual alliances across the vertical supply chain drives continuous improvements needed in our industry. By solidifying this relationship with Halliburton and combining their well-established, reputable service and technology capabilities with Optime’s innovative controls and intervention technology, more customers will have access to these cost-efficient subsea solutions.”
Another step forward for Subsea Optime
The collaboration with Halliburton marks another step in Optime’s short but impressive history, since its foundation in 2015, as an integrated system and service provider with the capability to optimise well interventions and completion operations. Recently the ROCS, perhaps their most successful offering, proved its worth when it was deployed during a completions operation for a production well for Aker BP on the Ærfugl-field on the Norwegian Contintental Shelf in late February. The operation was a success and optimised operations with noticeable reductions in HSE risks and overall cost. Now the ROCS (and the rest of Optime’s offerings) has the opportunity to perform on the global stage, and this partnership with Halliburton will help the company expose its services to a wider customer base.