2H Offshore, an Acteon company, has recently been awarded a contract by Total for the delivery management of the TLP top tensioned riser (TTR) systems for its Moho Nord field development offshore Congo.
Located approximately 47 miles from Pointe-Noire and 15.5 miles west of N'Kossa in water depths ranging from 1,476 to 3,937 feet (450 to 1,200 meters), the Moho Nord project will target additional reserves in the southern part of the license and new reserves in the northern part.
This is the third and final phase of the project for Total. 2H Offshore will be responsible for the riser delivery management, which includes design finalization, procurement management and inspection services for 17 production and water injection top tensioned risers and one high pressure drilling riser. The 2H Offshore Houston office will be responsible for this phase of the project. Previously, the company’s London office performed the initial detailed design in the second phase of the project on behalf of Doris Engineering.
“We are delighted to have the opportunity to manage this project on behalf of Total,” said 2H’s Riser Delivery Manager Yann Helle. “Our knowledge and experience with the delivery management of these risers enable us to develop an optimized system design with flexibility in hardware supplier options to meet challenging project delivery schedules.”
The Moho Nord award follows the Big Foot TLP riser delivery contract that 2H kicked off for Chevron in 2011.
“2H’s riser integrator approach has worked very well on Big Foot and is being recognized as a good model for top tensioned riser systems where there are a multitude of interfaces driving riser design and procurement activities,” said Ricky Thethi, vice president of 2H Offshore Inc.
First oil on the Moho Nord development is planned for the third quarter of 2016.
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