Marine Foundation Construction in Oil Fields

by S. J. Mathis,

Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1962, Vol. 127, Issue 2, Pg. 18-38

Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: Construction of foundations for 2800 drilling platforms and for other structures in Lake Maracaibo in Venezuela, in depths of water up to 113 ft; design of foundation piling for vertical and horizontal loads; design of typical twin well caisson foundation; foundations for gas conservation plants in lake comprise up to 500 concrete piles each.

Subject Headings: Foundation construction | Foundation design | Concrete piles | Vertical loads | Water conservation | Lakes | Wells (oil and gas) | Venezuela | South America

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