Braced Monopod Wellhead Platforms
ICON's existing detailed design for installing Braced Monopods, often using suction pile technology) offers a number of advantages to clients seeking an efficient, cost-effective method of achieving early production.
A pair of braced monopods
Installable with or without a derrick barge
Even installable without a jackup rig (ballasted upend)
Bracing to CPP allows for monopod structure (otherwise 20m)
Significant vertical load capacity
Negligible vertical load added to existing structure
ICON has an existing detailed design
Suction bucket founded monopods typically use less steel than the associated standard piled platform, can be installed significantly quicker (days instead of 10's of days) and are almost noise free.