Starting out as a drilling contractor, Wagenborg Foxdrill is now an all-round service provider for the oil, gas and renewables industry, offering a range of services ranging from installation and assembly work to inspections and maintenance. Quinlan: “In practice, our competent teams often work at great heights. This is, of course, a challenging work environment. That is why we prepare all activities extensively, plan down to the last detail, and train our employees regularly. We target clear HSEQ objectives and solid performance. With this we strive for safe and innovative solutions in the field of maintenance, inspection and repair of (drilling) installations on land and offshore locations.”
For many years Wagenborg Foxdrill has been a trustworthy partner of the Italian offshore firm Saipem. Having worked together on a variety of drilling asset related projects in all corners of the world, a solid relationship has been formed between both companies. This partnerships continues after an enquiry from Saipem’s Offshore Drilling team early 2019: the Saipem 12000, a 6th Generation ultradeepwater drill ship, was due for a Special Periodic Survey and required specialised support. We talk to project manager Bart Oude Ophuis about this project.