In laying an offshore pipeline, the pipe is compressed between two series of torqued wheels which exert axial force on the pipeline as its slides into the water. The tensioning force is continuously imparted to the pipeline regardless of the direction of longitudinal movement.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • U.S. Patent Classification: C1.61/72.3, Division of U.S. 3,390,532, May 21, 1965.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Brown and Root, Incorporated

    Houston, TX  United States 
  • Authors:
    • Lawrence, J B
  • Publication Date: 1970-1-6

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00056086
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: American Petroleum Institute
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Patent
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 15 1974 12:00AM