EMAS completes GoM umbilical installation for Shell

Offshore staff

SINGAPORE – EMAS AMC has completed installation of 38 km (23.6 mi) of umbilical for Shell in the Gulf of Mexico.

The 80 mm (≈ 3 in) electro-hydraulic umbilical connects Popeye field in Green Canyon block 116 to the Cougar platform in Sough Timablier block 300. Water depth at GC 116 is 616 m (2,021 ft) and 110 m (361 ft) at Cougar.

EMAS says this was the first project to use a new 150 metric ton flexible deployment system on the BOA Sub C. The system is designed to lay flexible piping and umbilicals in depths to 3,000 m (9,842 ft).

05/19/2011



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