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SWG-2016-00902 - Matagorda Offshore, LLC - Lavaca and Matagorda Bays - Calhoun County, Texas

Published May 17, 2018
Expiration date: 6/18/2018

Full Public Notice          Project Plans

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  The applicant proposes to decommission-in-place a 20-inch natural gas pipeline located in water depths between approximately -3 feet to -16 feet.  Approximately 350 feet of pipeline have been removed from the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway.  In accordance with the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) 30 CFR 250.1750 pipeline decommissioning requirements, the applicant has:  1) disconnected from previously serviced production platform; 2) flushed by pigging and filled with seawater to equalize the line pressure; 3) removed a 50-foot section of riser pipe turn at the platform and plugged the remaining end; and 4) confirmed depth of cover at the pipeline ends and cover endpoints with 3 feet of protective sand/cement bags.  Jetting was used to expose pipeline riser endpoints and allow pipe “cold cuts.”