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BP "Thunder Horse"

Client: BP
Other Partners: 25.0% ExxonMobil

Details:
Semi-Submersible
6,050feet (1,840meters) water depth
3 modules, 3 main deck levels

Project Team:
Mustang Engineering (Engineering)
J. Ray McDermott (Shipyard)
Harmony (Piping Subcontractor)
Kiewit Offshore Services (Module Integration)

Installation:
Amelia, LA and Corpus Christi, TX USA (onshore)
Mississippi Canyon 778 (offshore)

FIBERBOND® Scope:
Replacement of failed Bondstrand piping
Supply of materials
Shop prefabrication
Site installation including FRP welding
Installation of supports, installation of flanges, and commissioning assistance

Systems Selected for FIBERBOND®:
Firewater deluge
2,300feet (700meters) of piping, up to 10" (250NB)
ABS- and USCG-type approved products
200psig (13.8bar) design, 300psig (20.7bar) hydrotest

Highlights:
Installed warranty on entire system
Bondstrand piping removed after 250psig system leaked at test pressures as low as 150psig
FIBERBOND® successfully passed 300psig hydrotest
Largest offshore oil rig in the world
Operating since 2004