Launch imminent of world's first production spar system

Neptune Spar [58947 bytes] Oryx Energy Co. and CNG Producing Co. used the Mighty Servant III to transport Neptune spar's hull in two sections from Pori, Finland, where it was assembled and fabricated by Aker Rauma Offshore, to Ingalls Shipyard at Pascagoula, Miss. (left photo). In photo at right, J. Ray McDermott Inc. (JRM), New Orleans, constructed Neptune spar's topsides at JRM's Morgan City, La., yard. The unit includes a main production deck, mezzanine production deck, and workover deck and can house a permanent crew of 18. Photos courtesy Oryx. Oryx Energy Co., Dallas, and CNG Producing Co., New Orleans, are poised to launch the world's first spar-ba...

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