Product to go into sea

Ian Latimer, technical director at FES International.
Ian Latimer, technical director at FES International.

An engineering firm has secured a major contract for one of its products to be used in the North Sea.

Ashington-based FES International has secured a £1.5m contract to supply the automated Diverless Bend Stiffener Connector (DBSC) to NOV Flexibles.

NOV Flexibles has called on the subsea technology services of FES International as part of a project in the North Sea area.

Ian Latimer, technical director at FES International, said: “Confidence in our new technology is growing fast – the more project success we have, the more contracts flow our way. We’ve worked with NOV Flexibles before and are delighted they have chosen to work with us once again.”

“This project requires a quick turn-around to ensure everything is completed by November.”

The development consists of at least five productions and four water injection wells plus two exploration wells tied back to a new build floating production, storage and offloading vessel (FPSO).