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  1. Barge conversion provides production facility for shallow water development

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 24 Apr 2000

    required conversion of a 90 m bulk-carrier barge to a floating production facility (FPF ..... production. A shallow-water, moored- barge production system at the wellhead clusters ..... facility. Brass opted to proceed with the barge -mounted production facility for such

  2. California barge power plant needs approval

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    Fri, 7 Jul 2000

    California's PG&E Corp. wants to move a barge -mounted power plant to the San Francisco ..... System Operator, PG&E began seeking a barge power plant last spring in anticipation of summer problems. PG&E acquired the barge from El Paso Energy Corp. and its accompanying

  3. Syntroleum plans barge -mounted GTL plants for stranded gas recovery

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    Mon, 25 Aug 2003

    fuels, plans to commercialize small, barge -mounted GTL plants to develop offshore ..... The plant will sit on a 200 ft by 400 ft barge weighing 35,000 tonnes, which is designed ..... a mix of natural gas liquids. The GTL barge will focus on offshore gas reserves in

  4. Semisubmersible heavy-lift barge used for novel dry-dock in Mexico

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 13 Dec 2004

    Zhong Ren 3 semisubmersible heavy lift barge (see photo). The Rotterdam-based ocean ..... as the world's largest semisubmersible barge , owned by Shanghai Salvage Co. The Zhong ..... converted from an oil tanker to a submersible barge in the COSTCO shipyard at Nantong in 2001

  5. Oil Search, Syntroleum launch GTL study for barge in Papua New Guinea

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    Mon, 2 Aug 2004

    build and operate a gas-to-liquids barge in Papua New Guinea using Syntroleum ..... liquids. Syntroleum developed the GTL barge concept based upon criteria first explored ..... would be required for the proposed GTL barge near the Gulf of Papua.

  6. Market watch: Friday's barge explosion raises energy futures prices

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    Mon, 24 Feb 2003

    Senior Writer HOUSTON, Feb. 24 -- An explosion Friday aboard a barge carrying 100,000 bbl of unleaded gasoline in New York Harbor ..... to a daily high of $6.70(/Mcf) as news of the gasoline barge explosion fueled some panic buying, before settling back somewhat


    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 26 Aug 1991

    A derrick barge operated by a unit of McDermott International Inc., New Orleans, capsized ..... senior safety officer-didn't survive," a McDermott official said. The barge was under contract to ACT Group, a combine of Agip (Overseas) Ltd

  8. Reel-barge saves time in GOM gathering-line pipelay

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    Mon, 1 May 2000

    130 ft from the Chickasaw reel pipelay barge . Global Industries, operator of the Chickasaw ..... environments. Shifting operations The reel lay barge Chickasaw can spool up to 45 miles of 4 ..... inspection operations from an offshore pipelay barge to an onshore spool-base facility. Stalks

  9. Statoil orders LNG barge for Snøhvit field

    Online Articles

    Tue, 9 Jul 2002

    LNG export facility.(OGJ Online, Mar. 12, 2002). The barge , scheduled for completion in August 2003, will house about ..... year of LNG will be shipped out from the floating plant. The barge will be 154 m long, 54 m wide, and 9 m high. It will have

  10. Work barge ready for gulf work

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    Mon, 1 Dec 1997

    McDermott Inc., Morgan City, La., has upgraded its Derrick Barge 16 to take advantage of construction opportunities in the deepwater ..... with AC switchgear and MCC/SCR control house. The modified barge underwent sea trials in this summer in the Gulf of Mexico

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