TOTAL E&P - Moho Nord




Moho-Bilondo License / Republic of the Congo, West Africa

Project Description:

OilPatch Technologies was awarded a major production riser and stress joint delivery contract for Total's Moho Nord development in the Moho Bolindo Permit offshore Congo. Moho Nord is the third and final phase of development for the Moho Bolindo project and will target additional reserves in the southern part of the license and new reserves in the northern part of the license. This is the first TLP development of Total’s expansive oilfield holdings and OPT was excited to help guide Total in this type of production platform. OPT's scope included but not limited to:

  • Detailed design
    • DNV rated riser bolster package
    • Insulation covers for TSJ and riser joints
    • Tapered Stress Joint (TSJ)
      • Studs and Nuts (Design and Analysis)
  • Integration equipment package
  • Fabrication/Construction
    • Bolsters
    • Engineering
      • FEA analysis of TSJ
      • FEA & Detailed Design Methodology for TSJ stud and nuts
      • FEA analysis of OPT’s patented NF2000 connection
      • Procurement & Project management
        • Splashtron coating
        • 5-layer PPE coating
        • Riser pipe and TSJ
        • Integration equipment
        • Testing equipment
        • Insulation covers
        • Inspection services
        • Field services
          • Integration of Tie-back connector and TSJ
          • FAT testing of integrated equipment
          • Riser installation supervision


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