Technical Articles

Lessons Learned as World's First Cell Spar Laid to Rest
2.16.2015

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.

RIO OIL & GAS 2014 - Pre-Installation of Conductor Casings Using a Standalone Offshore Construction Vessel
9.15.2014

During last decade the concept of conductor casing pre-installation was introduced in the offshore oil and gas industry and proved to be an interesting choice for operators in order to save rig time during exploratory campaigns.

RIO OIL & GAS 2014 - Application of Design of Experiments (DOE) to Analyze Sensitivity of Position of the In-Line Tension Reader Inter-M Pulse In a Mooring Line
9.15.2014

The Inter-M Pulse (IMP) is an instrumented mooring link designed to measure mooring line tension in realtime.

RIO OIL & GAS 2014 -  Mooring System for a Semi-Submersible Rig in Ultra-Deepwater and Under Severe Currents
9.15.2014

In the nearby future, deepwater and ultra-deepwater Exploration and Production activities will represent most of the Oil and Gas Industry operations in Brazil, West Africa and Gulf of Mexico.

InterMoor UK Engineering Team demonstrate structural engineering capability.
9.2.2014

InterMoor Marine Services Ltd. have designed and fabricated an Overboard Deployment Chute (ODC) for installation of flexible flowlines and umbilicals.

A Novel Installation Method for Deepwater Well Conductors - 2014 MCEDD
4.10.2014

Our conductor installation method has been utilized in three major projects in South America, all of which were executed successfully according to client specifications. In this presentation, we described the most recent successful project which was a conductor installation for well first phase of the Tension Leg Well-head Platform (TLWP, P-61) in Brazil with stringent performance requirements by the clients.

Taking Stock - A Historical Review of the Offshore Mooring Industry
2.18.2014

What is the history of the offshore mooring market? What has changed and what has stayed the same over the years? What does the future hold for this industry?

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