Woodside awards Benthic scarborough geotechinical campagin
Benthic, a global geosciences company, has been awarded a contract by Woodside for a n offshore geotechnical investigation in the North Carnarvon Basin, offshore Western Australia. The contract includes the provision of geotechnical services required by Woodside to investigate geohazard risks in the region of the Pluto escarpment, geophysical interpretation and soil testing for engineering parameters along the pipeline route , and soil sampling and testing for engineering parameters in support of the infield facility, structures, and drilling.
Benthic’s PROD2 (Po rtable Remotely Operated Drill) operating from the MMA Valour , will perform in -sit u testing and sampling in water de pths up to 1,400 meters. The 5 5-day campaign is expected to commence in January 2019 and reach completion by end of March.
Benthic is a global leader in offshore marine geotechnical investigation, survey, analysis and design. The Company’s proprietary PROD technology has lead the way in high quality, ultra- shallow and ultra -deep water site investigations, with capabilities in water depths ranging from 0m to 3,000m plus. Benthic takes pride in its groundbreaking technological innovations which help to overcome technical and environmental barriers, allowing their clients to gather data in conditions that were c onsidered prohibitive just a decade ago. The Company continues to invest in the future, with new technologies and processes that extend the boundaries of subsea investigation and analysis. Benthic’s flexible, solutions driven approach allows delivery of timely, high quality services to clients, tailored to their unique project ob jectives.