Sea Swift Platform - Aquaterra Energy

Sea Swift Platform

Intelligently engineered, cost-effective platform for shallow and benign offshore field developments

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Why our Sea Swift offshore platform?

All of our structures are developed to meet the specific needs of our clients. Sea Swift offers ultimate flexibility, with a modular system that unites the advantages of a platform with the rig-run benefits of a subsea development. In shallow water applications, this now widely used platform helps customer achieve reduced build costs, lower installation costs and importantly, a simplified critical path and quicker time to first oil.

  • Custom engineered
  • Cost-effective
  • Reduced time to first oil
  • Innovative approach

Our Sea Swift solution is an innovative platform concept, that can be conductor supported or with a jacket, and offers a tried and tested solution that is versatile and flexible, across a number of offshore applications around the world.

The platform can be transported on a standard supply vessel and installed using conventional drilling and lifting techniques from a drilling rig.

Minimum Facilities Platform

In shallow water applications, our Sea Swift solution reduces maintenance and well capital costs by utilising dry trees and enabling access provision by crew boat or helicopter. It also allows all installation operations to be carried out by a standard jack-up rig without additional installation vessels and without a large investment in traditional platform structures. With the Sea Swift there are no constraining lead times for material and manufacture. This helps to reduce overall associated project costs and the speed at which it is delivered, significantly fast-tracking production opportunities.

Wellhead Tower

The Sea Swift wellhead tower is a low-cost option that is delivered significantly faster than traditional platforms and can rapidly increase production from platforms constrained by existing slots. It also offers the ultimate application for pre-drilling operations, enabling wells to be drilled, completed, with dry trees installed, before the arrival of the main platform. This allows pipelines to be laid and tied-in before platform delivery and its simple hook-up method enables oil and gas production to begin as soon as the platform is delivered.

Modular Platform

In its largest configuration, Sea Swift can take the form of a significant platform. The Sea Swift modular design concept allows a central wellbay module, typically containing up to 12 slots to be combined with separate process modules. This innovative modular design allows for a significant sized platform to be installed, whilst maintaining the benefits of our Sea Swift concept. The modular platform system has also been considered for landlocked developments, where access to and from the port of disembarkation is narrow. Modular sections that are 12ft wide are easily transported on the back of a standard low loader and delivered to the port. And the single sections can then be shipped to the development side and constructed into a standard topside facility.

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