Al Shaheen, “Maersk Viking” rig assessment

Evaluation of soil conditions and prediction of spud can penetration for “Maersk Viking” drilling rig operating at the AP-3 location in Al Shaheen oil field, Arabian Gulf off Qatar.

Calculations carried out by the software ABAQUS.

Location: Qatar, Arabian Gulf off Qatar, Al Shaheen, AP-3 field

Client: Maersk Contractors, Drilling Division, Copenhagen

Year: 1997

Assessment of settlements