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SINGLE RAM CAPPING STACK Case Study

Overview

YEAR COMPLETED:

Jan. 1, 2011

 

CLIENT:

Well Containment Company

 

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:

Trendsetter designed, manufactured and delivered an 18 ¾" 15,000 psi single ram capping stack for the Marine Well Containment Company (MWCC) in 7 ½ weeks safely and with zero incidents. This allowed the major oil and gas companies to resume drilling in the Gulf of Mexico after the BP Macondo oil spill incident of 2010. In July 2012, the capping stack was proven a success in the first-ever full-scale oil spill response test.

  • 18 ¾” 15,000 psi
  • Water depth: 10,000 feet
  • 4X 5 1/8” outlets
  • 100,000 barrels per day
  • Chemical injection capability
  • Dry weight: 165,000 lbs
  • Wet weight: 145,000 lbs
  • Meets requirements of BSEE’s NTL 10
  • Completed in 7.5 weeks

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