RusselSmith Nigeria has sealed a technical partnership with Norwegian company 4Subsea to collaboratively deliver solutions for ensuring the lifespan of subsea assets.
This partnership will see RusselSmith improve its monitoring and repair services for flexible pipes, umbilicals and ancillaries.
Of particular note is 4Subsea’s portable annulus tester (PATTM) that automates integrity testing of flexible risers, and which will be available to customers in the Nigerian oil and gas industry as a result of this partnership.
RusselSmith’s, senior executive vice president, Kayode Adeleke, said: “We are very pleased to announce this strategic partnership with 4Subsea. The partnership will improve our service delivery and drive greater customer success as we continue to create more value in the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry by delivering quality services and building local capacity.”
“We are excited about building a partnership with RusselSmith, whose experience and capabilities are important factors in ensuring life extension of subsea assets in West Africa,” says Peter Jenkins, CEO of 4Subsea. “We believe that the introduction of innovative, automated monitoring and repair solutions for flexible risers will help operators reduce both risk and cost.”