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Hallin Marine Commences Wellhead Installation Support Project off Mumbai

12 March 2013

Hallin Marine, a Superior Energy Services company, announces the commencement of a saturation-diving and air-diving project off the coast of Mumbai, India. Working in partnership with Bumi Armada Berhad, Hallin provides a complete diving system plus full diving team and operating

"Hallin started off as a diving company and is well known throughout the industry for its in-house design and build capabilities." Explains Rik Zwinkels, Managing Director of Hallin East. "This project centres on the installation of three new wellhead platforms, D1-B, D1-C and D1-D). Output will be processed on board a floating production, storage and off-loading vessel located 2 kilometres southeast of the existing D1 platform which is 200 km to the west of Mumbai. The greater part of the saturation diving activity will be undertaken on a pipeline-end manifold structure located in 95 metres of sea water. Additional saturation diving will be conducted at the D1-B platform and along the proposed power cable route, all at between 82 and 95 metres water depth. The diving work scope will include J-tube protection cover removal, messenger-wire connection to power cable, concrete mattress placement if required, tie-in of flexible riser flange connections at the pipeline end manifold, subsea tie in and jumper connections, and post-installation surveys."

The project is scheduled to complete by April 2013 with option to extend.

Bumi Armada Bhd is the largest owner and operator of offshore support vessels in Malaysia and is an established and trusted service partner in the oil and gas industry. With its head office in Kuala Lumpur and shore-bases in several countries around the globe, its currently serves clients in South East Asia, Congo, India, Mexico, Africa, Venezuela and the Caspian Sea region.

Hallin Marine, a Superior Energy Services company, is a worldwide provider of integrated subsea solutions to clients in the oil, gas and renewable energy sectors. Founded in 1998, Hallin offers a broad range of services and equipment including the latest saturation diving systems, remotely operated vehicles and support vessels, as well as ultra-modern engineering and manufacturing capabilities. Work undertaken typically comprises the design, installation, construction, maintenance, repair or survey of equipment required to transport oil and gas from the sea bed. Hallin operates a fleet of subsea operations vessels and 29 ROVs ranging from deepwater construction class to shallow water inspection units.