RDS Wins North Sea Platform Leg Design Contract

By George Backwell
Sunday, June 29, 2014
Rig design HQ: Photo KCA

Leading rig design and engineering specialist RDS says it has been awarded a contract by Wood Group Mustang to carry out pre-FEED work on Statoil’s proposed Snorre C Tension Leg Platform (TLP) in the North Sea.

RDS explain that the Snorre field, spanning blocks 34/4 and 34/7 in the Tampen area of the Norwegian North Sea, is located at a water depth between 300-350 metres and is operated by Statoil on behalf of the Snorre partners.

The pre-FEED work will be undertaken by the RDS team in London who will carry out the full design of the drilling facilities on the TLP.

With preparations underway, a team of 15 - 20 engineering and management personnel at RDS will work on the Snorre C drilling facility design for the next five months.

Simon Drew, Senior Vice President of RDS said: “We are extremely proud to be selected by Wood Group Mustang in the early stages of this key development.

“This Project builds on our workload of Statoil Projects and strengthens our portfolio of TLP rig designs. We look forward to applying our experience and collaborating closely with Wood Group Mustang and their customers and partners to meet the goals of this phase of the Snorre development.”

About RDS
The Company is the rig design and engineering subsidiary of international drilling contractor, KCA Deutag. The company has an established pedigree in delivering rig engineering at every stage of design, construction and modification for projects across the world.
 

Maritime Reporter November 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

Madsen to Chair Norway’s Research Council Executive Board

Henrik O. Madsen appointed chairman of the executive board of the Research Council of Norway   DNV GL president and CEO Henrik O. Madsen was appointed as chairman

Port of Houston Expecting Record Year

The Port of Houston Authority is expecting 2014 to close as a banner year for the port, with 34 million tons of cargo handled through November, Executive Director

Hapag-Lloyd Completes CSAV Merger Capital Increase

Hapag-Lloyd completed the planned capital increase of EUR 370 million (approximately $452.5 million) as part of the business combination with the Chilean shipping

Contracts

Wärtsilä to Begin Building LNG Terminal in January

Wärtsilä has been given full notice to proceed (NTP) from Manga LNG Oy for the supply of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal in Tornio, Northern Finland.

Polarcus Awarded 3D Project Off West Africa

Polarcus Limited has signed a letter of intent with Perenco Oil & Gas Gabon S.A. for a 3D marine seismic acquisition project offshore West Africa.   The project,

Boskalis, VolkerWessels Win Offshore Wind Farm Work

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., in partnership with Volker Stevin International (VolkerWessels), has been awarded a contract by Iberdrola Renewables Offshore Deutschland

Naval Architecture

MSC Oscar is the World’s Largest Containership

MSC Oscar, the newest cargo vessel built for Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), will launch in January 2015, and at 19,224 teu, the containership will take the record for world’s largest.

Waterjet-propelled Crewboat Delivered to Petrobras

BS Camburi, a 36-meter Monohull Crewboat built in Brazil by Arpoador Engenharia to the Petrobras type P2 specification has been launched and delivered.   Designed by Incat Crowther,

Damen Responds to Evolving Fishing Practices

Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam meets fishing sector’s growing needs by performing electric pulse fishing conversions   As European fishing policies evolve, so fishing techniques advance.

Offshore Energy

DNV GL Targets Safer Approach to Subsea Lifting

The completion of a joint industry project (JIP) to improve existing standards and regulations around subsea lifting operations has resulted in a new recommended practice (RP).

Polarcus Awarded 3D Project Off West Africa

Polarcus Limited has signed a letter of intent with Perenco Oil & Gas Gabon S.A. for a 3D marine seismic acquisition project offshore West Africa.   The project,

Boskalis, VolkerWessels Win Offshore Wind Farm Work

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., in partnership with Volker Stevin International (VolkerWessels), has been awarded a contract by Iberdrola Renewables Offshore Deutschland

 
 
Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Pipelines Pod Propulsion Port Authority Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1978 sec (5 req/sec)