Intermoor Participates in Mooring Record Offshore Malaysia

InterMoor Inc., an Acteon company, participated in setting a world record for a conventional mooring system in the offshore Sabah, East Malaysia, Todak-1 exploration well, InterMoor Vice President, Operations Larry Puckett announced.

The deepest leg of the 8-leg conventional mooring system reached 7,086 feet (2,160 m); five legs extended to water depths greater than 6,300 feet (1,920 m). InterMoor was working for Murphy Sabah Oil Company to moor Diamond Offshore's Ocean Rover semisubmersible. InterMoor provided engineering, planning and on-site consultation support, as well as writing the mooring deployment procedures. Water depth at the wellhead measures 5,890 feet (1,795 m).

Each mooring leg, deployed using the anchor handling vessels Maersk Beater and Maersk Supporter, consisted of a 10-metric ton Stevpris anchor with the rig's self-contained wire and chain.

An industry leader in innovative mooring technology, InterMoor delivers integrated mooring systems for the offshore oil and gas industry in the Gulf of Mexico, Canada, Caspian Sea, Brazil, Asia Pacific and West Africa regions.

Acteon is a group of specialist engineering companies serving the global oil and gas industry and was formerly known as UWG Group. InterMoor evolved from Acteon's asset acquisition of Technip Offshore Moorings, Inc.

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