The second topsides unit built for the Shah Deniz Stage 2 project, the production and risers (PR) platform, was installed. The installation of the first unit, the quarters and utilities (QU) platform topsides was completed in early-July.
The PR platform unit, weighing some 15,800-tonne and 100m long by 60m wide, contains a 133m long flare boom, 10 flowline reception facilities, five production separators, two flash gas compressors and three production export flowlines.
The transportation, floatover and installation activities took six days to complete. The unit was installed on top of the PR jacket, which was awaiting the deck in 94m water depth.