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Papa Terra Tension Leg Wellhead Platform


    Papa Terra is the first use of dry-tree floating technology offshore Brazil and the first Tension Leg Platform installation offshore South America. The project draws on the proprietary technology, engineering excellence and construction resources of three leading offshore specialists: McDermott, Keppel and FloaTEC, the joint venture company between McDermott and Keppel.

    Client: Petrobras (with Chevron)
    Services: Engineering, procurement, construction, installation
    Facilities: Tension Leg Wellhead Platform (TLWP) hull, topsides, tendons, risers
    Location: Block BC-20; Campos Basin, Brazil
    Water Depth: 3,871 feet
    Yard: Morgan City, Louisiana and Wuchuan, China
    Vessels: Derrick Barge 50

    Data Sheet:   Imperial (PDF)

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