Drilling through a jacket: Challenges & solutions

Posted by Ann Vicens on 13-May-2019 14:00:00

The development phase of an offshore installation can be time-consuming, often involving great upfront expenditure. The prospect of drilling before the installation is completed gives operators the chance to bring wells online ahead of schedule, therefore improving the overall economics of a project through early oil production, which achieves both time and cost savings.

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Topics: drilling risers, north sea, riser

Claxton Uncovered: Fast Stream to Business Success with Sapphire Withers

Posted by Sapphire Withers on 25-Mar-2019 09:00:00

Claxton Uncovered is a blog format featuring behind-the-scenes information from staff members throughout the organisation.



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Topics: STEM

The Infographic Guide to Claxton's Drilling Riser Capability

Posted by Claxton Marketing Team on 13-Mar-2019 09:30:00


Claxton has been supplying subsea and surface riser systems for over 30 years. The experience and expertise we have built up during that time have led to hundreds of successful projects. Our rental riser and adaptor inventory extend to over 1000 meters of riser, with over 4000 ancillary items.

Here are some key facts and figures to show how we have shaped a turnkey service that has already helped operators and projects all over the world.

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Topics: drilling risers, north sea, riser

S.T.E.M.MING The tide of ignorance and encouraging sea change of opportunity

Posted by Ann Vicens on 04-Mar-2019 12:00:00

In this blog, we take a look at the subject of S.T.E.M (an acronym for the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) with Claxton’s, Ann Vicens, a respected engineer with a long and diverse career history in the industry, is not only a specialist Product Leader, but very much representative of a successful woman contributing to cultural change in the workplace.

A passionate advocate for equal opportunities within traditional male-dominated industries, Ann has experienced positive change over the years, yet feels there is still some way to go to encourage an operating environment conducive to all gender types and abilities.


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Topics: STEM, Women in engineering

How a strong competency framework can address offshore industry challenges more efficiently

Posted by Robert Carlyon on 07-Feb-2019 11:00:00

With oil and gas operators continuously looking for ways to streamline projects and achieve cost savings in an ever-changing industry, the pressure on the supply chain to provide appropriate solutions is ramping up. Service companies now need to push the technological boundaries of traditional processes and deliver greater value through integrated solutions to really get underneath the client’s challenges; particularly when it comes to the late life stage. With these advancements, an experienced multi-skilled workforce back up the strategy.

In this blog, we investigate how competency training is the key to achieving consistent reliable operational success for offshore operator’s projects and across a portfolio that offers integrated solutions. We also give an exclusive insight into the game-changing infrastructure that Claxton is putting into place.

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