Lucius Spar on Its Way to Gulf of Mexico, USA

Lucius Spar on Its Way to Gulf of Mexico, USA

Last Friday, Technip and Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, held the Lucius Spar sail away ceremony.

The christening took place in Technip’s yard in Pori on the west coast of Finland.

Thierry Pilenko, Technip’s Chairman and CEO, as well as Anadarko’s Senior Vice President for International and Deepwater Operations, Doug Lawler, and Anadarko’s Vice President for Worldwide Projects Don Vaderman, were present.

The 23,000-ton Spar will be on its way to the US Gulf of Mexico in coming weeks.

After the arrival, Lucius Spar will be installed 380km southwest of Port Fourchon, Louisiana in a water depth of approximately 2,160m.

The Lucius truss Spar will have a nameplate capacity of 80,000 barrels of oil per day and 450 million cubic feet of natural gas per day.

This Spar is the fifteenth delivered by Technip, and it is expected to start production in the latter half of 2014.

Subsea World News Staff, April 25, 2013;  Image: Technip