Well-Safe awards Trendsetter contract for North Sea plug and abandonment campaign

August 16, 2022

Trendsetter Engineering, Inc. announced a contract award by Well‐Safe to utilize the Trident Intervention System and technical services for UK North Sea Abandonments. The system will be deployed from the Well‐Safe Guardian rig to conduct a multi‐well P&A campaign for an estimated 320‐day duration.

Trendsetter is a leading subsea intervention system equipment and service provider, owning and operating five 15,000 psi subsea intervention systems for hydraulic, riserless light well and intervention riser‐based operations.  Their flagship intervention system, TRIDENT, utilizes advanced technologies to provide high‐spec capability in a light‐weight and modular package, furthering Trendsetter’s goal of bringing Innovation to Subsea Intervention.

“We are excited to work with Well‐Safe to bring TRIDENT to the North Sea for plug and abandonment

operations,” said Mike Cargol, Vice President of Rentals & Services for Trendsetter Engineering. “We look forward to providing our value‐added intervention services and are eager to identify additional

opportunities for collaboration for our two companies.”

Neil Ferguson, Operations Director at Well‐Safe Solutions, said: “Trendsetter is an ambitious partner with a strong track record of technical delivery around the world.

“Adding this capability to the Well‐Safe Guardian unlocks considerable operational improvements and

time savings for our clients during well intervention operations.”

With over 250 employees on and offshore, Well‐Safe Solutions operates from international headquarters in Aberdeen, UK. Its decommissioning specialists support clients from front‐end engineering and design to project execution, providing the complete well decommissioning plug and abandonment (P&A) capability for the global energy industry.

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