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Shell "Mars"

Client: Shell Deepwater
Other Partners: 28.5% BP

Details:
Tension Leg Platform
3,250feet (990meters) water depth
5 deck modules

Project Team:
W.H. Linder & Associates (Engineering)
J. Ray McDermott (Shipyard)
Bay, Ltd (Piping Subcontractor)
Aker Gulf Marine (Module Integration)

Installation:
Amelia, LA USA (onshore)
Ingleside, TX USA (module integration)
Mississippi Canyon 807A (offshore)

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

Systems Selected for FIBERBOND®:
Firewater, seawater, waterflood, sodium hypochlorite supply, drill water overboard
3,200feet (975meters) of piping, up to 16" (400NB)
ABS- and USCG-type approved products
200psig (13.8bar) design, 300psig (20.7bar) hydrotest

Highlights:
FIBERBOND® selected after poor performance with Bondstrand on "Auger"
Installed warranty on entire system
Operating since 1995