NEARLY COMPLETED REEL PIPE-LAY SHIP WILL WORK FIRST IN NORTH SEA

Salient features of Apache -- the first self-propelled pipe-lay ship which will perform its first job in May of this year for BP Petroleum Development Ltd in the North Sea's Buchan field -- are briefly described here. This dynamically-positioned reel vessel is designed to lay continuous pipe of up to 16 in. in diameter in water depths to 2,000 ft and smaller pipe in water depths to 3,000 ft.

  • Availability:
  • Corporate Authors:

    Petroleum Publishing Company

    211 South Cheyenne, P.O. Box 1260
    Tulsa, OK  USA  75221
  • Publication Date: 1979-2

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 135-136
  • Serial:
    • Oil and Gas Journal
    • Volume: 77
    • Issue Number: 9
    • Publisher: PennWell Publishing Company
    • ISSN: 0030-1388

Subject/Index Terms

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00194937
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 31 1979 12:00AM