TITLE

Spar technology meets Atlantic Canada's deepwater challenges

AUTHOR(S)
Murray, John
PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
Offshore;Oct2004, Vol. 64 Issue 10, p92
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that a deepwater spar technology is being considered for Atlantic Canada's Orphan basin. Suggestion that the spar design can withstand impact from small bergy bits and sea ice can be managed through design features of the spar system; Capability of the spar's mooring and riser systems to disconnect when threatened by icebergs; Comparison between concrete and steel hull; Advantage of drilling and performing well completion and workover from the same platform.
ACCESSION #
14835881

 

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