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Category: Marine Services

Uncharted Alaskan Waters: Subsea Pipeline Installation

November 1st, 2016 in Marine Services, Projects

“The extreme currents caused this to be the most challenging pipelay operation I’ve seen in my 25 years in the oilfield. Planning played a major role in our ability to successfully complete this project on schedule, and according to the customer’s requests.” –Marc Oliver, Project Manager First-of-its-kind is kind of our thing. When it comes…

Aerial Pipeline Abandonment Reaches New Heights

November 1st, 2016 in Marine Services, Projects

What goes up must come down. The world has changed quite a bit since the 1970s, and the oil and gas industry is no exception. Improvements in safety, training and technology have changed the way we approach complex projects for the better. At Chet Morrison Contractors, we recently found ourselves faced with a challenge that…

Challenge BOEM’s assessment of your financial assurance program and win: You have options when it comes to the latest NTL

September 29th, 2016 in Marine Services, News, Well Services

Recent regulatory changes from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) have the oil and gas industry on edge. The publication of a long-awaited Notice to Lessees and Operators (NTL) in July 2016 has changed the liability and security requirements for companies with Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) leases, threatening many with dramatically higher financial burdens…

Choosing a Marine Construction Contractor in a Down Economy: What You Need to Know

July 18th, 2016 in Marine Services

When the going gets tough, the tough … find cost efficiencies. Some marine construction contractors are facing so much pressure to reduce costs and preserve share value that they resort to slashing safety, maintenance, personnel, insurance and other “expenses” until the work picks back up. This is a dangerous approach that puts you, the customer,…

Marine Dive Crew Receives Recognition

July 29th, 2015 in Events, Marine Services, News, Our Team, Projects

Chet Morrison Contractors Marine Construction Dive Division was called out to a project to repair a pipeline leak. Phase I of this project was the recovery of 500’+ of 24″ pipeline, cutting stub ends back and installing end connectors on the north and south stubs. Our team had many unique challenges, including extreme river currents.…