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15K Capping Stack Assembly

Year Completed:

Jan. 1, 2011

Client:

Helix Well Containment Group

Project Description:

Trendsetter designed, manufactured and assembled the 18 ¾” 15,000 psi capping stack assembly for the Helix Well Containment Group (HWCG) in an unprecedented 6 ½ weeks safely and with zero incidents.  This permitted 24 independent oil companies to resume drilling in the Gulf of Mexico after the BP Macondo oil spill incident of 2010. 

  • 18 ¾” 15,000 psi
  • Water depth: 10,000 feet
  • 2X  5 1/8” outlets
  • 100,000 barrels per day
  • Chemical injection capability
  • Dry weight:  190,000 lbs
  • Wet weight:  167,000 lbs
  • Meets requirements of BSEE’s NTL 10
  • Completed on accelerated schedule in 6.5 weeks

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