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Acteon acquires offshore marine survey company Benthic

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Christian Fernsby ▼ | April 12, 2019
Subsea services group Acteon has agreed to acquire offshore marine geotechnical and geophysical survey company Benthic.
Subsea services group Acteon
Acquisition   Subsea services group Acteon
Headquartered in Houston, USA, Benthic adds leading deepwater and ultra-deepwater surveying capabilities to Acteon through its proprietary portable remotely operated drill (PROD) technology.

Benthic’s latest generation PROD system can conduct in-situ penetration testing and collect samples and cores in extremely challenging conditions, including seabed slopes greater than 20° and water depths exceeding 3000 m.

Benthic has a long and extensive record of innovation.

Its subsea drilling technology offers an unrivalled solution compared with traditional geotechnical surveying techniques.

The company has undertaken comprehensive geotechnical site investigations and geophysical surveys in all the world’s deepwater basins for leading oil and gas clients.

Work has recently been executed in South America in water depths exceeding 2100 m, and the latest equipment upgrades enable operations in depths up to 4000 m, and there are plans to expand services to include offshore wind and scientific research.


 

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