Pig/paraffin obstruction remediated in a deepwater subsea tieback of the Gulf of Mexico’s Cottonwood field ///

Cottonwood is the first field development in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico operated by Petrobras, consisting of three subsea wells in water depths of 2,200 ft. Two wells produce gas-condensate, with high wax deposition potential. The wells are connected to a fixed platform in East Cameron Block 373, 17 mi away, through a piggable loop with flowlines of 6 in. nominal and 4.8 in. ID.

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