Dive less

Exploitation of deep water oil and gas reserves could be helped by this first diverless subsea pipeline connection on unprepared pipe. Completion of the subsea connection was the culmination of a two-year development programme for a pipe tie-in project on Statoil’s Halten gas pipeline. A 16 inch remote Morgrip connector from Hydratight was used to […]

Exploitation of deep water oil and gas reserves could be helped by this first diverless subsea pipeline connection on unprepared pipe. Completion of the subsea connection was the culmination of a two-year development programme for a pipe tie-in project on Statoil’s Halten gas pipeline. A 16 inch remote Morgrip connector from Hydratight was used to connect pipe on a 28+ slope. The operation was controlled via an umbilical cord from a remotely operated construction vessel