FIVE-COLUMNED SEMISUBMERSIBLE PROVES ITSELF IN THE NORTH SEA

A five-columned, pentagonal shaped semisubmersible drilling rig has been operated and tested in the North Sea, and it has come through these operations in very good condition, and with a minimum of down time. The reasons for the success of this type of rig are explained, and subjects such as modifications to later rigs, operating conditions encountered in the area, and mooring problems are also discussed.

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  • Corporate Authors:

    Petroleum Publishing Company

    211 South Cheyenne, P.O. Box 1260
    Tulsa, OK  USA  75221
  • Authors:
    • Kennedy, J L
  • Publication Date: 1973-1-15

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 69-72
  • Serial:
    • Oil and Gas Journal
    • Volume: 71
    • Issue Number: 3
    • Publisher: PennWell Publishing Company
    • ISSN: 0030-1388

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00043546
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: United States Merchant Marine Academy
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 6 1973 12:00AM