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Shell - Olympus Scope of Work

William Jacob Management is providing support to Shell with Design and design on the new build drill rig Olympus tension leg platform (TLP). The major topsides modules were installed at the Kiewit Offshore Services fabrication yard in Ingleside, TX. Shell towed the 120,000-ton structure from the yard to the deepwater Mars B field in July 2013 where William Jacob Management continues to provide assistance with the commissioning and startup of the facility.





Project Type

Tension Leg Platform (TLP)

Fabrication Location

Ingleside, TX

Install Location

Mars B Field Gulf of Mexico

Start - Completion

1Q 2012 - August 2015

Project Description

Water Depth - 3,000 feet in the Mississippi Canyon area about 1 mile from existing Mars platform, which started production in 1996.


Field - Mars


Design Production - 100 kbbl/d


Production capacity of about 100,000 boe/d.


24-slot drilling unit and includes capacity for


Six subsea wells to gather production from the nearby West Boreas and South Diemos fields

Scope of Work

Providing support to Shell for the Design and design of the new build drill rig.

Project Manager

John Weaver

Photo Album

2013 Kiewit Offshore Services Fabrication Yard



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