In the latest issue of Oilfield Technology, Tom Fulton and Tom Bauer of InterMoor USA outline the various factors that need to be considered when choosing an anchor.

Mooring technology upgrades and improvements lead operators and contractors to continuously assess whether their latest offshore asset is anchored with “the right” anchors. The most common question mooring contractors, including InterMoor, get is “What is the best anchor?” However, the reality is that there is no single anchor that is better than the rest because the best anchor for a given mooring system depends on several circumstances. This article will introduce some of the main drivers for selecting the best anchor and highlight the main anchor types used in the oil and gas industry. Request a copy of the article.