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 and flange faces, repositioning of the nut on the tension joint, inspection of all hardware, inspection of slings and shackles and to ensure load test certificates for all hoisting equipment is current.