ATP wins Best Patents Award

ATP Oil & Gas Corp. has received the 2008 Best Patents Award from the Buskop Law Group.

Offshore staff

HOUSTON -- ATP Oil & Gas Corp. has received the 2008 Best Patents Award from the Buskop Law Group.

Dr. Robert M. Shivers III, ATP’s VP of Projects, was recognized for his design of a ram-type tensioner assembly with accumulators to be used on the ATP Titan floating drilling and production unit.

“This ram-type tensioner assembly will support the top tensioned risers for drilling and permanent production on the ATP Titan,” says Shivers. “ATP is proud to be recognized for its technical knowledge and innovation which has been instrumental in the company’s continuing success.”

A group of industry representatives selected the winners from 63 patent nominees. Patents were judged on creativity, technical design, and value to the industry.

08/20/2009

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