Acteon has announced the start-up of Clarus Subsea Integrity Inc., a new Group company created from 2H Offshore’s subsea integrity business segment. Based in Houston, USA, the new company will commence operations in January 2015 and plans to expand globally.
Paul Alcock, executive vice president, Acteon, said, “Clarus is a service with its own brand identity, which will broaden the strong integrity capability developed at 2H over the past ten years. Clarus will support and enhance the subsea mechanical and electrical infrastructure segment of Acteon’s global business and will support growing Opex-oriented markets, particularly in the global context of ageing deepwater fields.”
Clarus will be led by John MacDonald and Dharmik Vadel, who previously managed subsea integrity activities within 2H Offshore. Vice president, MacDonald, said, “Clarus aims to become a unique pacesetter in global subsea integrity engineering by focusing on the essential operator objectives of compliance, uptime and efficiency. Clarus provides engineering solutions by efficiently interpreting data to help operators make better-informed decisions in operating their assets. Our goal of providing clarity to clients inspired the name we have chosen: Clarus, which is the Latin word for ‘clear.’”
Clarus service offerings will include data management, risk based integrity assessment, anomaly management, fitness for service, subsea condition monitoring, key performance indicators and corrosion analysis. The initial subsea equipment specialty focus will grow to include integrity of all in-water equipment including hull and moorings.