Neptune offers various energy industry services including geotechnical survey, pre-commissioning, ROV inspections repair and maintenance, FPSO/vessel supply, marine construction, engineering and commercial diving services. Although its base is located in Western Australia, the company caters to multiple clients across Asia and the United Kingdom.
Recently, Neptune bagged a 5 year contract to provide commercial diving services and underwater inspection for the company Oil Search Limited in Papua New Guinea. The contract which started last month (April) is primarily for offshore diving support services but not limited to that. Neptune will also be able to provide other industry solutions for PNG when necessary.
The vessels that will be utilized for diving tasks are from the client however the tools and equipment are provided by Neptune. These subsea equipment must stay at Oil Search headquarters until the contract expires.
“The award of this contract demonstrates the strength of our diving division and the continued implementation of our strategy for extending our core capabilities into new geographical regions. Neptune is well positioned to service clients in Papua New Guinea and beyond from our various Australian and South East Asian bases”, Robin King (Neptune CEO) said.
The oil export pipeline on Kumul Marine Terminal will be the main focus of the commercial diving services and inspection.