TITLE

Customized mechanized rig systems allow offline stand-building of tubulars

AUTHOR(S)
Mathews, Frank; Abrahamsen, Egill
PUB. DATE
August 2001
SOURCE
Offshore;Aug2001, Vol. 61 Issue 8, p58
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides information on mechanized drilling rig systems with pipe handling systems and equipment designs implemented for deepwater drilling vessels. Solutions found and adapted for the Stena Tay vessel to maximize operational efficiency; Impact of the ability to transfer equipment between locations and keep the same personnel onboard on drilling contractor and operating companies.
ACCESSION #
5161789

 

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