Skjold B, “Maersk Endeavour” preloading assesment

Evaluation of “Maersk Endeavour” drilling rig operating at Skjold B field. Penetration predictions of spud cans by finite element analysis for elimination of rapid penetration during preloading (punch through risk).

Calculations carried out by the software ABAQUS.

Location: Denmark, North Sea, Skjold B field

Client: Mærsk Olie og Gas A/S, Copenhagen

Years: 1994 - 1996

Assessment of settlements