UWILD on the Vantage Platinum Explorer

The EM&I ODIN® system has achieved another world’s first. The UWILD on the Vantage Platinum Explorer was successfully completed, safely, to ABS satisfaction and on budget without incurring any off-hire time.

The scope included all phases of ODIN, including planning, ROV, structural, isolation valve and cathodic protection surveys.

CEO Danny Constantinis said: "This marks another milestone for ODIN and was achieved by an outstanding on and offshore team. The importance of this success confirms the value and future potential of the ODIN system in the drilling sector and opens up growth opportunities in a new and exciting market."

Vantage were delighted and had this to say about the EM&I team: "Thanks to the EM&I and PLX team for safely and efficiently delivering the ODIN Diverless UWILD on the Platinum Explorer. Job well done.

"Your excellent professional organisation and great work results in the successful completion of this scope with minimum downtime for the rig. I am glad to see that the diverless UWILD we started exploring in September 2014 as an option, is now completed thanks to EM&I’s innovative solutions and technical abilities."