Shell Global Solutions and Deepwater EU Sign 5-Year ICCP Framework Agreement
After the successful completion of the Leman Complex remote ICCP retrofit in late 2016, Shell Global Solutions and Deepwater have signed a 5-year framework agreement for the engineering and supply of remote ICCP cathodic protection systems for projects worldwide.
28 Year Study
The following images were captured in 2017 during a routine topside inspection of the first offshore structure where I-Rod® pipe supports were specified (see the 13-year study for photos of the same support material in 2002). The system was installed in 1989 for less than $10,000 USD. These photos show the long-term success of the system at 13 and 28 years when Deepwater Corrosion Services, Inc. visited the structures for inspections in 2002 and 2017.
Shell Leman ICCP Anode System Commissioned
In the summer of 2016, Deepwater installed several RetroBuoy systems to extend the life of the jackets in the Leman Alpha complex in the North Sea.
Deepwater's CP Test Stations Featured in Oil and Gas Australia
Deepwater's new subsea pipeline test stations for measuring cathodic protection have received mention in Oil and Gas Australia magazine. For more information on this technology,
Project Review: Australian drill stack monitoring
After an initial CP survey on the Osprey Semi-Submersible, continuity readings on the BOP, Deepwater recommended installing the Recap Data logger to help determine the cause of corrosion found on the unit.
Deepwater turns 30
Deepwater began in September of 1986, headquartered in a spare bedroom in founder Jim Britton's home. Over thirty years, the changes have been astounding. Here's a brief look at how offshore corrosion control has evolved over the years.
Deepwater Norway AS was recently awarded a contract with Statoil for corrosion protection of subsea structures on Gullfaks
This is really a milestone for us, says Svenn Magne Wigen, head of Deepwater based in Verdal. - This is a very important contract. Statoil often choose larger enterprises located in the western cluster. But we won out, and I think they see what benefits we have, technological and location-wise. It gives us a foot within and we will be easier to find next time, says a satisfied Wigen.
Project Review: Taqa North Cormorant
Impressed current anode retrofit on the North Cormorant platform
In the summer of 2015, Deepwater successfully installed an impressed current anode retrofit on the North Cormorant platform, using the RetroBuoy system
I-Rod's Night Golf Tournament 2015
Thanks to everyone who came out swinging at our Fourth Annual I-Rod Night Golf event on Friday, November 6, 2015. Despite some threatening skies, a week’s postponement (and a few determined mosquitos), it went off amazingly well.
Deepwater expands into Norway
Deepwater Corrosion Services, Inc., the Houston, Texas based offshore corrosion specialist, is pleased to announce that it has formed Deepwater Norway AS with local Norwegian partner Svenn Magne Wigen. The new company will further enhance Deepwater's presence in the North Sea market.