The first Tension Leg Platform was built for Conoco's Hutton field in the North Sea in the early 1980s. The hull was built in the dry-dock at Highland Fabricator's Nigg yard in the north of Scotland, with the deck section built nearby at McDermott's yard at Ardersier. The two parts were mated in the Moray Firth in 1984.
Shell Mars TLP
The Mars Tension-leg Platform, or Mars Platform, is a permanent offshore drilling and production ten...
BP Thunder Horse TLP
Another view of the Thunder Horse can be seen in picture #94.
When built the Thunder Horse semi-s...
Snorre A Platform
Snorre A is an integrated production, drilling and quarters (PDQ) unit. This tension leg platform (T...
Brutus TLP Hull
Carried by the Dockwise Mighty Servant 3.
See picture #193 for the completed platform.
Hutton TLP Deck
Conoco Hutton Deck During Construction - Ardersier Yard 1984. My Father took this Photo when he work...