Schlumberger – Orca Drilling Rig Conversion
Simonstown Harbour, South Africa
Fabrication, erection of piping.
Pre-fabrication at Blackheath Workshop, transportation to Simonstown Naval dockyard and erection on the Orca rig of pipework ranged from Schedule 40 strong, 4″ to 16″ diameter. Installation of Mechanical items on riser platforms: hose reels, pumps, umbilicals. Testing & pre-commissioning.
Total weight structural work: 25 tons
Total weight piping work: 40 tons
Total weight mechanical: 38 tons