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

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