Gorgon Stage Two

General information

ClientChevron Australia 
ProjectGorgon Stage Two 
LocationNorth West Shelf, Western Australia 
VesselsAudacia, Fortitude 
Max. water depth1,325 m

Scope of work

  • Installation of production flowlines, mono-ethylene glycol (MEG) pipelines and utility pipelines totalling 47 km, and pipeline end terminations (12)
  • Supply, fabrication and installation of anti-burial mattresses, buckle initiator sleepers and active pipe supports
  • Span correction, and conducting flooding, cleaning, gauging and hydro testing (FCGT) of all pipelines

Project specials

  • Deep-water installation close to live assets
  • Pipeline head removal using laydown head removal frames
  • Production flowlines cladded with corrosion resistant alloy
  • Complex FCGT campaign with specialised flooding mediums
  • First job in Australia for Fortitude