Manta Ray Cameron Highway

General information

Client Manta Ray Gathering Company LLC (El Paso) 
Project Manta Ray Cameron Highway 
Year 2004 
Location Gulf of Mexico 
Vessels Solitaire, Calamity Jane 
Max. water depth 156 m (512 ft)

Scope of work

  • Engineering
  • Pipelay
  • Trenching

Project specials

  • Longest offshore pipeline installed in the Gulf of Mexico
  • Over 60 pipeline and cable crossings
  • No weight coating; pipeline flooded during lay operations to provide sufficient bottom stability
  • Shallow water section trenched to 3 feet cover

Pipe characteristics

380/240 30 20.6/16.3 X70