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    Gulf Marine wins Matterhorn TLP contract

    News // February 15, 2002
    Technip-Coflexip Group has announced that Atlantia Offshore Limited has awarded Gulf Marine Fabricators (GMF) a fabrication contract for the Matterhorn dry-tree TLP topsides facility and foundation piles.

    The work includes procurement, fabrication and outfitting of a 6,000t topsides facility with a height of 62ft and an area of approximately 63,484 square feet. It also include the fabrication of six piles each 96in in diameter and 415ft long. The piles have a total weight of 2,100t.

    The mini-TLP platform will be installed at Mississippi Canyon Block 243 in 2,800ft of water. GMF will perform this work at its North Yard located in Aransas Pass, Texas. The topsides work should be completed in May 2003. The pile work is due to be completed in July 2002.

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