September 2019: Shell Mars A TLP Drilling Riser Load Out

Shell awarded a contract to Core Fabrication, LLC (Core) to refurbish and load out the drilling riser string dedicated for the Mars A Tension Leg Platform located in the Gulf of Mexico. Core’s scope of work included OD and ID cleaning, inspection of seal surfaces and buoyancy modules, application of rust preventative on the ID […]

June 2019: Mc Dermott Gooseneck Frame Fabrication

Mc Dermott was awarded a contract by Shell to install umbilicals and pipelines on the Frio subsea project located in the Gulf of Mexico. Core Fabrication, LLC (Core) was in turn awarded a contract by Mc Dermott to provide a gooseneck frame for the Frio project. The gooseneck frame is a structural component weighing approximately […]

Shell Drilling Riser Loadout: January 2019

In January 2019 Core industries loaded out drilling risers onto an OSV (Offshore Supply Vessel) for Shell Oil. Core industries performed maintenance and refurbished the drilling risers and then provided storage for approximately 6 months. Work performed included, the refurbished and buoyance module repair, ID cleaning, OD cleaning, application of preservation and various other hardware […]

Shell Offshore Inc. Loadout: Shell Stones

Shell Offshore Inc’s (Shell), Stones project is the world’s deepest oil and gas project, operating in around 2,900 metres (9,500 feet) of water in an ultra-deep area of the US Gulf of Mexico. The project started production in September 2016 from a floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) facility called the Turritella. The Turritella FPSO […]

Shell Offshore Inc.

Shell Offshore Inc. hired Core Fabrication in April 2018 to offload several surface and subsea components for the Stones FPSO project from a customer supplied vessel and place into storage near the dockside and into Core’s indoor storage facilities. Those components included a PD (Pancake Deck) shipped from Louisiana, subsea ALM (Artificial Lift Module), and […]

Hess Corporation- Offloading and Storage of TSBs

In June 2017 Hess Corporation, a leading oil and gas producer, contracted Core Industries, to offload 12 TSBs (Tendon Support Buoys) arriving from the Stampede TLP project at Core’s Theodore, AL deep water port facilities for long term storage, preservation and maintenance. A 660T crane was used to offload the TSBs from the barge. Core […]