Foundation Stability for a Submarine Liquid Sulphur Pipeline

by Basil W. Wilson,

Serial Information: Journal of the Soil Mechanics and Foundations Division, 1961, Vol. 87, Issue 4, Pg. 1-38

Document Type: Journal Paper


This paper examines the vertical and lateral stability of a 7-mile long hot sulphur pipeline, entrenched in the sediments between Grand Isle, Louisiana, and the offshore sulphur mine in the Gulf of Mexico.

Subject Headings: Offshore pipelines | Sulfur | Underwater pipelines | Lateral stability | Sediment | Mines and mining | Gulfs | Developing countries | Louisiana | United States | Gulf of Mexico

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