Gravity-Based Structures

Perma Ballast® for Gravity Based Structures

BTI: Experienced, Versatile, Efficient
"A gravity-based structure (GBS) is a support structure held in place by gravity. A common application for a GBS is an offshore oil platform." 
  • Gravity based production platforms sit on the ocean floor and act as collection, processing and distribution centers for hydrocarbons.

  • Perma Ballast® is an ideal solution for overcoming the natural buoyancy of these structures.

  • Perma Ballast® is also a cost effective material for use in gravity anchoring systems or gravity boxes where subsea conditions do not allow the use of traditional anchoring systems such as suction pilings.


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