Another minijacket planned for off West Africa

01/24/2000
Elf Serepca plans to install a minijacket in its operated Boa Sud field offshore Cameroon.The VEST (very economical structural template) minijacket is a proprietary design of Paragon Engineering Services Inc. and is unique in that it has no mud mats. The structure rests entirely on a preinstalled caisson, while piles are driven through the pile sleeves of the jacket. Dockside cranes lift the Erong North field minijacket deckClick here to enlarge imageOne reason the design was appropriate for offshore Cameroon was that the soft seabed soils found in the area would have required large, expensive mud mats to support the weight of conventional jackets, according to Paragon. The Akono field...
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