How Does Heavy Lift Work?

rigzone.com brings us this look into how heavy lift works?

With major drilling and production facilities located offshore, the oil and gas industry must rely on an efficient and safe way to install this equipment. Through experience and innovation, the industry has developed a number of ways to overcome heavy lift challenges offshore.

There are two main methods of marine installation of heavy equipment. The conventional way to install major facilities, such as topsides and production equipment, is through lift barges, while floatover installation has been gaining acceptance as a method of offshore installation, as well. Additionally, new techniques for performing heavy lift operations are being developed. Read Full Post at rigzone.com