David Knott Senior Editor
BP is installing three platforms this summer as part of a $2.6 billion development of seven fields, with combined reserves of 400 million bbl of oil and 1.1 tcf of gas. The Eastern Trough Area Project will begin production in 1998. Shown is the Mungo field jacket being loaded out from the Kvaerner Oil & Gas yard at Methil, Scotland. Photo courtesy of BP.
Shown is the main towhead for one of two 7.5-km Britannia pipeline bundles, launched by Smit International BV, Rotterdam. The bundles were installed by Stolt Comex Seaway AS, Aberdeen for joint operators Chevron and Conoco, to connect Britannia's subsea manifold and platform. Photo ...