Sleipner West, Foundation of Spud Can Extensions for “Maersk Gallant”

Evaluation of penetration and sliding resistance for spud cans of “Mrsk Gallant” drilling rig. Predictions of pull-out resistance of spud cans with extensions.

Calculations carried out with the software packages: SUCPIL and ABAQUS.

Location: Norway, North Sea, Sleipner West Field

Client: Maersk Drilling, Copenhagen

Year: 1993

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