Tool of the Trade: T1200 Trenching Unit

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Operated by Helix Energy Solution Group Inc.’s subsea UK robotics subsidiary Canyon Offshore Limited, the T1200 burial and trenching unit is building a successful track record in the North Sea after launching into service in 2012. Continue reading ‘Tool of the Trade: T1200 Trenching Unit’

Helix to Acquire New Seabed Trencher and Work-Class ROVs from Forum Energy Technologies

The new XT1500 trencher is based upon the proven design of the XT1200 vehicle currently in operation in the North Sea.

The new XT1500 trencher is based upon the proven design of the XT1200 vehicle currently in operation in the North Sea.

Helix Energy Solutions Group’s Canyon Offshore subsea contracting business unit signed contracts for a new Perry XT 1500 Seabed Trenching System and two 200 horsepower Perry XLX work class ROVs, to be built by Forum Energy Technologies, Inc.

The XT 1500 trencher will support Canyon Offshore’s Oil & Gas and Renewable Energy contracting operations, trenching and burying rigid and flexible products and power cables in a single pass up to 3m below mean seabed. Continue reading ‘Helix to Acquire New Seabed Trencher and Work-Class ROVs from Forum Energy Technologies’

Well Ops UK Personnel Profile: Senior Project Engineer Angela Campbell

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Angela Campbell joined Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc.’s Well Ops business unit in Aberdeen in June 2011 as a Project Engineer and is now a Senior Project Engineer within the projects department. Continue reading ‘Well Ops UK Personnel Profile: Senior Project Engineer Angela Campbell’

Tool of the Trade: Subsea Intervention Lubricator (SIL)

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Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc.’s Subsea Intervention Lubricator (SIL) pioneered riserless light well intervention techniques. The SIL is a single trip system that facilitates access to large bore subsea wells, making possible safe and efficient riserless well intervention and riser-based coiled tubing operations from a monohull vessel. Continue reading ‘Tool of the Trade: Subsea Intervention Lubricator (SIL)’

T1200 Personnel Profile: Senior ROV Pilot Technician Keith Webster

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Keith Webster is a Senior Pilot Technician and Supervisor with Helix Energy Solution Group Inc.’s Canyon Offshore robotics business unit in the United Kingdom. Keith has been directly involved with the T1200 Trenching Unit since its introduction to service in the North Sea mid-2012. Continue reading ‘T1200 Personnel Profile: Senior ROV Pilot Technician Keith Webster’

Case Study: Seawell Talisman Well Intervention Campaign

The Seawell is the first mono-hulled vessel designed for well intervention services.

The Seawell is the first mono-hulled vessel designed for well intervention services.

Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc.’s well intervention subsidiary, Helix Well Ops (U.K.), successfully completed a series of well maintenance, production enhancement, and decommissioning work scopes on five different wells in the North Sea during the winter of 2012. Continue reading ‘Case Study: Seawell Talisman Well Intervention Campaign’

Case Study: T1200 Sheringham Shoal Offshore Cable Trenching

The T1200 Trenching Unit ranks amongst the most sophisticated trenching systems ever built.

The T1200 Trenching Unit ranks amongst the most sophisticated trenching systems ever built.

In August 2012, Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc.’s robotics subsidiary, Canyon Offshore Limited (U.K.), was contracted to conduct trenching operations with the T1200 water-jet trenching system in the Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm off the coast of the United Kingdom. Continue reading ‘Case Study: T1200 Sheringham Shoal Offshore Cable Trenching’


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Grand Canyon following Sea Trials

Grand Canyon following Sea Trials

Grand Canyon following Sea Trials

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