New Spear Designed to Back Off & Recover Light Fish

23rd February 2021

Ardyne were approached by a Norwegian O&G Operator in 2020 to tender for a PP&A campaign which included 21 annular safety valve (ASV) retrievals.

A newly designed spear to set in 5 1/2" was proposed to be developed to address the operational challenges. The Ardyne Back Off Spear was designed, built, tested and offshore in 3 1/2 months, as of February 2021 it has been deployed on 2 successful recovery operations.

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Back off spear