North Sea pipelay sets reeled lay record

Click here to enlarge imageInstallation of what the contractor claims to be the largest and heaviest reeled pipe was completed in recent weeks for the Blake field, located in 95-m water about 9 km north of the Ross field in the Moray Firth (northern North Sea; Fig. 1).Production from Blake will begin next month into the existing Ross floating production, storage, and offloading (FPSO) vessel Bleo Holm.Coflexip Stena Offshore Ltd. (CSOL) is performing the work under an engineering, procurement, installation, and construction contract from BG International, which operates the field for partners Talisman UK and Paladin Resources.Ross came on stream in April 1999 and the subsea infrastructu...

Why Register?

Non-subscribers can only view whitepapers by providing name, home and email address, phone number and other information and comment on/rate articles.

Why Subscribe?

Oil & Gas Journal subscribers with login credentials can access these premium features of OGJ Online:

  • Current Issue – an html version of the current week's issue of Oil & Gas Journal.
  • Past Issues – An Electronic OGJ Archive. A keyword-searchable archive of all issues of Oil & Gas Journal dating back to 1990; also searchable by issue date.
  • Market Journal – a weekly round-up of the oil and gas markets, with observations from leading analysts.
  • Editor's Perspective – a short article of insight and opinion by the Editor of Oil & Gas Journal.
  • OGJ Industry Stats – quick access to current industry statistics from Oil & Gas Journal.
  • OGJ Survey Downloads - quick access to exclusive reports from Oil & Gas Journal.


Subscriber Help or Subscribe

Oil & Gas Journal Subscribers: Have your subscription number (from the mailing label on the cover of your Oil & Gas Journal) and e-mail address ready to set up your online account through Customer Service Assistant.

If you're not an Oil & Gas Journal subscriber, start a subscription and gain access to the subscriber areas of OGJ Online now.

Stay Connected