End User Insight: Subsea ROV Tooling

An Interview with ROV Tooling Manager, Matt Matthews, of Delta SubSea

A mechanic by trade, Matthews climbed the ranks throughout his career, attributing a great deal of his expertise to experience and hard work. A ROV Tooling Manager for Delta SubSea, a leading provider of Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) services and tooling solutions to the subsea oil and gas industry, Matthews caters to internal company needs, maintaining tooling efficiency to Delta SubSea’s ten ROV systems located across the world; predominantly in the Gulf of Mexico.

Hose & Coupling World met up with Matthews in Houston, Texas, USA, to discuss the challenges of dealing with high pressures in increasingly deeper waters; the company’s reliance on HCR (High Collapse Resistance) hoses; and the “hydraulic quick connect” of subsea ROV technology – the hot stab…

By Melanie Gogan and Sarah Bradley

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