Woodside Julimar

General information

Client Woodside 
Project Woodside Julimar 
Year 2014/15 
Location Western Australia 
Vessels Audacia, Lorelay 
Max. water depth 147 m (483 ft)
Pipe characteristics 3LPP coated pipe and CWC pipe

Scope of work

  • Installation of twin CRA-resistant 22.5 km, 18-inch CRA pipelines and 22.5 km, 4-inch MEG pipeline
  • Installation of various subsea structures (PLETs, adjustable pipe supports and displacement initiators)
  • Flooding, gauging and testing of pipelines

Project specials

  • Fast track project with fabrication scope
  • Fabricators in South East Asia / Australia with limited availability
  • Out of roundness issues with the supplied line pipe
  • Large variety of joint types
  • Tight installation tolerances of lay in PLETs
  • Last minute change to part of scope, switching from Audacia to Lorelay

Pipe characteristics

22.5 / 13.2 18 23.3+3 Carbon steel with 3 mm CRA
4.5 26+3
22.5 / 13.2 11 and 17 Carbon steel