£2.4m work is completed

Managing director of FES International, Rob Anderson.
Managing director of FES International, Rob Anderson.

An Ashington based oil and gas engineering firm has completed a £2.4m project to design and manufacture 19 diverless bend stiffener connectors (DBSC).

FES International has completed the DBSC project which will be installed on the CLOV floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit, in Block 17 off the west coast of Africa.

The project formed part of the preparations for drilling which began in 2012, with oil production commencing earlier this year.

Managing director of FES International, Rob Anderson, said: “We’ve a long-standing relationship with NOV and this is a great example of us delivering another smooth and successful project.

“We have got an excellent and experienced team at our north east headquarters that is able to innovate and find solutions. That is the key to our success on projects such as this.”