Technical Articles

Lessons Learned as World's First Cell Spar Laid to Rest

In 2004, the Red Hawk cell spar was installed in 5,300 ft of water in the US Gulf of Mexico (GOM). Then owner Kerr McGee heralded it as the world's first cell spar. Ten years later, it remained the only cell spar fabricated, and it again made history as the deepest floating production unit (FPU) ever decommissioned in the GOM.

Life in the Fast Lane - Oilfield Technology January 2015

Jonathon D. Miller reviews a fast-track mooring installation in water depths of 4400 ft.

Monitoring, Maintenance of Mooring Systems - OGF 08/2015

It would be an oversimplification to say that during the initial push to deep water in the mid-1990s, no one knew how long these fields would produce.

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