KG-D6 (phase 2) development

General information

ClientMcDermott (Reliance Industries) 
ProjectKG-D6 (phase 2) development 
Installation2019 
LocationBay of Bengal (India) 
VesselsAudacia 
Max. water depth1925 m (6315 ft)

Scope of work

  • Recovery of 18-inch pipeline at 1300 m water depth
  • Installation of 26 km 18-inch pipeline, piggybacked with 4-inch vent line, and pipeline end structure (PLET)
  • Fabrication of a laydown and A&R heads, and friction and anti-rotation clamps
  • Client interface on piggyback block design, J-mode PLET design and laydown head design

Project specials

  • World record water depth for installation of a piggyback pipeline