Tenaris Debuts Rig Direct in Gulf of Mexico for Total
Tenaris recently supplied the full strings of conductor casing along with other OCTG products for Total’s Gulf of Mexico South Platte project through Tenaris’s
Tenaris recently supplied the full strings of conductor casing along with other OCTG products for Total’s Gulf of Mexico South Platte project through Tenaris’s Rig Direct model. A first for the French customer, the Rig Direct model allowed Tenaris to manage on behalf of the customer the manufacturing, storage, rig preparation, and offshore installation. In addition to supplying casing, ranging in size from 36 inches to 7 5/8 inches. Tenaris coordinated accessory production and provided technical support necessary to drill a 33,000 feet exploration well.
Other firsts for South Platte were the use of TenarisHydril BlueDock weld-on connector, and TenarisHydril Wedge 624 with Dopeless technology. The TenarisHydril BlueDock is a weld-on connector for offshore high severity applications that offers gas sealability and fatigue performance. The premium connector has a fast and easy make up, with high back-off resistance and outstanding structural capacity performance. In addition, Tenaris supplied the TenarisHydril Wedge 624, a semi-flush premium connection designed with Dopeless technology and enhanced for optimum wear resistance.