Oil & Gas Pipeline & Transportation: US & Gulf of Mexico

TDW subsea pipeline pressure isolation technology protects divers

T.D. Williamson was recently retained to isolate pressure in a Gulf of Mexico riser so that a wye could be safely installed and so that divers, who would be working 228 m (748 ft) subsea near the open end of the line, would be safe.

Enterprise, Genesis complete oil pipeline in deepwater GoM

Enterprise Products Partners LP and Genesis Energy LP report that their jointly owned crude oil gathering pipeline serving the Lucius production area in southern Keathley Canyon of the Gulf of Mexico is now mechanically complete and it began earning revenues on July 1.

New Industries completes 173-ton manifold for offshore facility

New Industries Inc. has completed the fabrication, inspection, coating, testing, delivery, and installation of the 173-ton Big Foot Intermediate Manifold.

Tracerco expanding Discovery application for deepwater pipeline inspections

Tracerco, part of the FTSE100, Johnson Matthey Plc, has begun development on a new deepwater application for its pipeline inspection tool, Discovery, allowing it to reach depths of more than10,000 ft (3,048 m).

Deepwater Operations 2013: NALCO Champion presents hydrate inhibitor case study

NALCO Champion is highlighting the capabilities of its fourth-generation anti-agglomerate, low-dose hydrate inhibitor on the exhibition floor at the Deepwater Operations conference in Galveston Texas.

Technip gets deepwater GoM Stones subsea work from Shell

Shell Offshore Inc. has awarded Technip (Paris:TEC) an engineering, procurement, and installation contract for subsea infrastructure at Stones in the Gulf of Mexico.

Anadarko taps Subsea 7 for deepwater GoM Heidelberg pipelay

Anadarko (NYSE:APC) as operator has awarded Subsea 7 S.A. (Oslo Børs:SUBC) a contract for work at the deepwater Heidelberg development in the Gulf of Mexico.

Pitting and crevice corrosion of offshore stainless steel tubing

Oil and gas platforms regularly use stainless steel tubing in process instrumentation and sensing, as well as in chemical inhibition, hydraulic lines, impulse lines, and utility applications, over a wide range of temperatures, flows, and pressures.

Cal Dive to install subsea pipeline for Pemex in Bay of Campeche

Pemex has contracted Cal Dive International Inc. (NYSE:DVR) to engineer, procure, install, and commission a 12 km (7.5 mi) long 8-in subsea pipeline and tie-ins involving four platforms in Abkatun-Pol-Chuc field in the Bay of Campeche.

FoundOcean completes GoM pipeline grout job for Saipem

FoundOcean has completed installation and grouting for a clamp repair on an 18-in. pipeline in the Gulf of Mexico under contract from Saipem America.


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