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Shell "Mars"

Client: Shell Deepwater
Other Partners: 28.5% BP

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)

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

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

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