Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc, an international offshore energy services company, has joined Trendsetter Engineering, Inc. in a global partnership to provide integrated hydraulic intervention services for subsea wells and flowlines.
The new partnership will integrate Trendsetter’s 15,0000 psi Subsea Tree Injection Manifold (15K STIM) and experienced personnel into Helix’s state-of-the-art fleet of well intervention vessels including the Q4000, Q5000, Q7000, the Seawell, the Well Enhancer as well as two chartered monohull vessels; the Siem Helix 1 and the Siem Helix 2.
Mike Cargol, VP of Rentals and Services for Trendsetter Engineering, commented, “This collaboration with Helix allows us to streamline contracting, improve operational efficiency and mitigate the operational and financial risks typically associated with hydraulic intervention operations. Although the initial focus is hydraulic intervention, we are excited about what the future holds for Helix and Trendsetter and look forward to collaborating further in order to provide additional value-added services to our clients.”
Jonathan Rourke, General Manager of Helix’s Subsea Systems Intervention Group, added, “We are delighted to have reached this agreement with Trendsetter Engineering, representing a collaboration between two industry leaders with expertise, experience and capabilities in the global well intervention market. This partnership will expand Helix’s intervention capabilities to further provide cost-effective and efficient alternative solutions to our end clients, and further reduce financial risks.”