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ETAP
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No: 110   Contributor: Craig McKay   Companies: Shell   Year: 2006   Country: United Kingdom
ETAP

The Eastern Trough Area Project (ETAP) is an integrated development of seven different reservoirs. Four separate fields are operated by BP, namely Marnock, Mungo, Monan and Machar (the M fields); and three by Shell, called the Heron, Egret and Skua fields (the Heron cluster). Located 240km east of Aberdeen in the Central North Sea, all are geographically located within a 35km area.

Behind the platform is an accommodation barge, probably the Polyconcorde.
Picture added on 08 November 2006
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Assuming the photo was taken during the hook-up in 1998 the accomodation barge is the Polyconcord. Can't think of any reason why a barge would have been back alongside since.

Added by J. Scott on 01 August 2007.
One of the first rigs I worked on in the construction phase.

Added by Paul on 28 April 2008.
J. Scott: I was on the ETAP in May, and there was no accomodation barge there then.

Added by Mike on 08 July 2010.
I was the HUC Materials and Logistics Supervisor for the hook up phase. Quickest hook up in History. Well Planned resourced and executed.

Added by Glen on 15 August 2012.
I can confirm that the vessel along side is the Polyconcord. I worked on her and was on board during the ETAP hook up.

Added by Nick Sorrie on 17 April 2014.
Spent a year on the Polyconcord during the Elf Elgin hookup. Great flotel!

Added by Jerry Strang on 24 November 2015.
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