Various parts of a jacket

16 April 2019

Explanation of the various parts of the jacket:

  • Riser: For well stream and oil and gas export
  • Bracings: Cross-support tubulars
  • Clusters: Connection unit through which the jacket is piled to the sea floor
  • Piles: Fasten the jacket to the sea floor
  • J-tubes: For power, electricity, control cables, etc.
  • Caissons: For water supply
  • Drilling deck: Used for pre-drilling before topside is installed

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