February 18, 2020

Subsea equipment solutions specialist Ashtead Technology has completed subsea installation monitoring work to support the Northern Lights Carbon Capture and Storage project (CCS) in the Norwegian North Sea.

Developed by Equinor in partnership with Shell and Total, the Northern Lights project is the first of its kind in the region. The project aims to securely collect and transmit CO₂ from onshore sources and store this under the seabed.

It marks the first occasion Ashtead Technology has been involved in a CCS programme, providing its integrated Deflection Monitoring System (DMS) and associated equipment. The DMS is a suite of structural monitoring systems to assist offshore construction operations, combining powerful software with modular technology – in this instance used to monitor the installation of an Integrated Satellite Structure (ISS). Read more…