Hydranautics Receives BOP Skidding Contract For Sedco 600, 601, 602

Hydranautics Hydraulic Systems, Goleta, Ca., has received a contract from Sedco, Inc. of Dallas to provide three BOP hydraulic skidding systems for use on the Sedco 600, 601, and 602 semisubmersibles.

Each rig will be equipped with a system that consists of two 25-short-ton Gripper Jack assemblies operating at 5,000 psi with 24-inch stroke, one 25-hp combination power supply and control console, and hydraulic quick disconnect hoses. Shipment of the equipment is scheduled for summer 1982.

The mid-sized semisubmersibles, the first of their kind for Sedco, are being built by Promet Pte., Ltd. of Singapore. Sedco 600 is contracted to Sedco Energy Corp. for work in the South China Sea. Sedco 601 is contracted to Union Oil. Sedco 601 is contracted to Occidental.

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