Zentech Completes Structural Analysis of Legendre MOPU Project
|Thursday, April 12, 2001
Zentech, Inc. announces the completion of an independent 3rd Party Structural Analysis contract for Oceaneering's Legendre MOPU Project. Oceaneering converted the former Marine 7 telescoping mat type jack-up drilling unit to a Mobile Offshore Production Unit (MOPU). The engineering work included an in-place analysis for storm survivability, a "push-over" analysis, spectral fatigue analyses for both "in-place" and "transit" conditions, strength analyses for both "wet" and "dry" towing conditions, and structural analyses for several new components of the vessel. The unit has been named the "OCEAN LEGEND" and is operating for Woodside and partners, Apache and Santos, on the Northwest shelf, Australia. Zentech is a consulting engineering company with headquarters in Houston, Texas. Other offices are located in India, England, Belgium and Brazil. Zentech's expertise includes design engineering for new build and vessel modification projects as well as on-site construction supervision. This expertise is applied to drilling, crane, derrick, pipe-lay, accommodation, and mobile production vessels as well as fixed offshore facilities. Having experience with a broad range of clients and offshore projects enables Zentech to rapidly achieve technical solutions that improve the productivity and economics of its clients' floating and fixed platform projects. In addition to it's core consulting engineering business, Zentech's software division developed and markets StruCAD*3D, StabCAD, FLEXRISER-F-4PC, PIPELINE, NEPTUNE, ZENMOOR, ZENPIPE and LOSTAB. These products are used throughout the world by oil, consulting, and contracting companies in addition to governmental and regulatory agencies.