NEW BUILDING METHODS USED FOR STEEL PLATFORMS

The first of four steel gravity platforms, a unique approach to offshore structure design, was under tow in March to its location in the Loango field offshore Congo. It is the first of three drilling platforms and one production platform of this design to be installed in the field. The platforms, under construction for the Agip Recherches Congo, SA field offshore Point Noire, involve a new design, some construction innovations, and a variety of contractor firms. Components, floating assembly and installation of the platforms are described.

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    Petroleum Publishing Company

    211 South Cheyenne, P.O. Box 1260
    Tulsa, OK  USA  75221
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Media Info

  • Serial:
    • Oil and Gas Journal
    • Volume: 74
    • Issue Number: 18
    • Publisher: PennWell Publishing Company
    • ISSN: 0030-1388

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00147817
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 16 1977 12:00AM