Shell’s Olympus TLP to use Tenaris riser connections
Shell (NYSE:RDS.A) will use Tenaris (NYSE:TS) for riser connections on the Olympus TLP in the Gulf of Mexico.
Tenaris will provide the TenarisHydril Wedge 623 Dopeless and Blue Riser connections.
Thenew connections are based on proven design and that the Wedge 623 Dopeless connection was customized in response to Shell’s technical requirements, said Julie Mathis, technical sales manager for the US.
The Blue Riser is designed for deepwater, top-tensioned risers and high-pressure riser applications needing fatigue resistance and sealability.