Offshore Platform

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Location: Matagorda Block 558L – Gulf of Mexico
Owner: W&T Offshore, Inc.
Completion Date: January 1, 1993
Categories: Construction, Platforms

Weeks Marine was retained for the transportation and installation of a four-pile jacket and deck off the Texas coast in the Gulf of Mexico. The Weeks-532, a 350-ton capacity, American M40 Revolver Derrick Crane mounted on a 300’ x 90’ x 19’ hull and the Weeks-297, a 250’ x 75’ deck barge were used to transport and install the 200-ton jacket and the 225-ton deck in water 58’ deep. The location of the installation was over an existing 30” diameter conductor. The piles were 30” diameter x 250’ long and were installed with a 150.000 ft.-lb. hammer. The Weeks-532 also provided accommodations for the 45-man crew.



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