Technical Articles

Conventional Mooring Reaches Deeper
4.27.2012

There is a huge demand for high-spec drilling rigs, and in remote areas of the world where comparatively little deepwater drilling is taking place, extending a rig's mooring capability is one avenue operators have taken to contend with asset constraint.

Boa Vinda a Rio!
4.27.2012

According to InterMoor, no other company offers as many specialized mooring services in the area as it does, aside from Petrobras' mooring division.

Preparing a Polyester Producer
4.27.2012

Rather than build a new floating production facility to develop its Gomez field in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico, ATP Oil & Gas is making plans to instead upgrade the Rowan Midland semisubmersible drilling rig and moor it on location as a production facility.

Polyester Mooring for Red Hawk Among First in Gulf of Mexico
4.27.2012

Kerr-McGee's Red Hawk spar production facility, located in Garden Banks 877 in 5,300 ft of water, is one of the first permanent field developments to use a polyester mooring system in the Gulf of Mexico.

Deepwater Mooring
4.26.2012

An examination of cost and technical options in light of recent experiences and legislative changes.

Advances in Mooring
4.26.2012

Advanced engineering allows mooring facilities close to offshore structures

The Pros and Cons of Presetting
4.26.2012

With the help of offshore mooring and anchoring specialist Todd Veselis, a senior project manager with InterMoor, Bill Clewes looks at the arguments surrounding the use of preset moorings for deepwater drilling rigs.

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