Monocolumn Wellhead Platform Designed For Satellite Production In Deep Water

Stephane Anres, Olivier Lenormand Bouygues Offshore SA Paris Monocolumn wellhead platform. Bouygues Offshore, in association with TPG (Technip Geoproduction) and IFP (Institut Fran?ais du P?trole), used the deepwater environment off West Africa to develop the monocolumn wellhead platform (MWP) for use as a satellite production system. Designed for use with a more important production unit, such as a floating production vessel or floating production, storage, and offloading system, the MWP can be an alternative to the mini-TLP (tension leg platform) concept, existing deep-draft caisson vessel, or small clusters of subsea wellheads. The monocolumn is similar in pri...

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