Kerr-McGee Awards Wellstream Gunnison Spar Contract
|Thursday, November 14, 2002
Wellstream has been awarded a contract by Kerr-McGee for the supply of a flexible flowline, jumper and risers for the Gunnison spar development project in the Gulf of Mexico. The field, located in approximately 3,100 feet of water, was discovered in May 2000 on Garden Banks block 668 and will be developed using the truss spar Kerr-McGee Global Producer VII. First oil from the development is anticipated in first quarter 2004.
The project scope will be manufactured at Wellstream's Panama City, Florida, USA facility where full scale burst and dynamic testing will be carried out to confirm the pipe structure. Items delivered in June 2003 will include:
- One 5.375-inch ID flowline 8,000psi
- Three 5.375-inch ID risers 8,000psi
- One 5.375-inch ID jumper 8,000psi