Identification and development of the ControlCutter concept lead Smart Installations AS to found ControlCutter AS with the vision of producing innovative, affordable and practical solutions for the oil & marine industry to enhance safety and support exploration and development efforts
Second generation design of the ControlCutter is completed with significant improvements and weight reduction, and is now available to the market place
Participation in Joint Industry Project for development of Arctic Mooring concept
Control Cutter’s Subsea Cutter for was tested and qualified by ExxonMobil Canada and KKC in November 2016, and verified to operate with any type of ROV system. In total five R4 122mm common link chains was cut with different loads from 0 to 300 ton. All cut was successfully made in less than 15 minutes
An agreement was signed in January 2017 with Exxon Mobil to design and deliver six Subsea Cutters systems by the end of March. After cutting the first three mooring lines in April, the six systems were installed on the remaining mooring lines in May and all the final cuts made in less than 15 minutes.
Control Cutter has qualified their Subsea Cutter for removing 10″ and 8″ flexible risers and flowlines on the Troll B field. The qualification to place in early August 2017 where 8 test cuts were successfully done, all in less than 5 minutes.