Oryx/Anadarko - Neptune Spar




Gulf of Mexico

Project Description:

Oryx’s Neptune development featured the first spar production platform. OilPatch Technologies (OPT’s) is extremely proud to have been selected by Oryx to provide the engineering, procurement, construction and installation for this first of its kind riser system. The project was OPT’s first within the riser system field and led to eventual design of our world class deep water riser technology. OPT designed an oversaw procurement of a state-of-the-art top tensioned riser system on schedule and within budget.  OPT’s work scope included but not limited to:


  • Engineering
    • Evaluation and selection of threaded riser connector
    • FEA analysis of riser components
    • Design and analysis of compact flanged connections for fatigue sensitive regions of riser string
    • Design and analysis titanium stress joint
    • Keel joint
  • Procurement
    • Vendor selection
    • Bid package creation
  • Field Service
    • Installation services
      • Risers
    • Construction Supervision
      • Risers
      • Buoyancy cans
      • Titanium stress joint
      • Tension joint



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