Offshore Service Companies Prepare Development Concepts For W. Africa's Deepwater Finds

With offshore operators recently chalking up a string of major oil and gas finds in deep water off West Africa, engineering contractors have been preparing development concepts in anticipation of big projects ahead. Delegates attending the Deep Offshore Technology (DOT) conference in New Orleans last November heard how service companies plan to cope with flow enhancement and flow line and riser design problems in West African field developments and how the region is a contender for the first offshore gas-to-liquids (GTL) floater. John Westwood, partner at Douglas-Westwood Associates Ltd., Canterbury, U.K., told DOT delegates that West Africa ranks with the Gulf of Mexico and...

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