USA: InterMoor to Design and Fabricate Suction Piles for Williams Gulfstar FPS
InterMoor, an Acteon company, has been awarded a contract for the design and fabrication of the suction piles for the Williams Gulfstar FPS (Floating Production System) Spar in the Gulf of Mexico, announced InterMoor President Tom Fulton.
InterMoor will be responsible for the design and fabrication of 10 suction piles for the project. All 10 piles are 16 ft in diameter and 97 ft long and are designed to be used as anchors for the project.
InterMoor has started fabrication of all 10 piles at its new 24-acre Morgan City, La., facility.
The piles will be pre-set in 4,300 feet of water to anchor that FPS in block 768 of the Gulf of Mexico’s Mississippi Canyon. The Gulfstar spar platform will be designed to process 60,000 barrels of oil per day and 200 MMscf of gas per day.
“We take pride in our work and the companies that choose to do business with InterMoor; this project comes on the heels of another major fabrication contract with EMAS,” said Fulton. “The consistency in which we successfully win and complete these contracts validates the quality of our services and speaks volumes about our committed employees.”
Subsea World News Staff , March 02, 2012; Image: Intermoor