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Issues and Challenges in the Requalification of Offshore Platforms in Mexico

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Victor M. Valdés

PEMEX, Exploracion y Produccion, Ciudad del Carmen, Campeche, Mexico

Roberto Ortega Ramirez

Instituto Mexicano del Petroleo, Mexico 07730, D. F., Mexico

J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng 122(2), 65-71 (Nov 11, 1999) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.533728 History: Received July 15, 1999; Revised November 11, 1999

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Offshore platforms in the Bay of Campeche
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Services and number of offshore platforms
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Hurricane Roxanne’s track in Bay of Campeche
Grahic Jump Location
KU-M platforms damage (a) and ladder damage on platform deck (b)

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