Drilling platform installed in Cantarell producing area

The Akal TJ drilling platform jacket and deck, installed recently in Pemex's Cantarell producing area in the Bay of Campeche, are shown being prepared for load-out from the Cigsa fabrication yard at Tampico, Mexico, earlier this year. The new platform is part of the $6 billion Cantarell megaproject, in which Pemex is trying to revitalize the aging complex and boost oil production (see related story, p. 22). The installation of the Akal TJ was handled by a partnership of Enron Offshore Services & Technology and Cigsa. Enron Offshore, a unit of Enron Corp. subsidiary Enron Engineering & Construction Co., completed jacket load-out for Akal TJ in February and followed wi...

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