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Delmar Celebrates 45 Years in the Offshore Industry

Delmar Celebrates 45 Years in the Offshore Industry

Celebrating its milestone of forty-five years of serving the offshore industry, Delmar is one of a handful of oil and gas services companies under the same ownership and management as when founded. From humble beginnings in South Louisiana in 1968 when semi-submersible drilling rigs were moored in less than 800', Delmar has become a leader in offshore mooring and played a major role in developing mooring technology that has extended the capability of moored rigs to its current 9200' world record mooring depth.

During its 45 years, Delmar has developed patented/proprietary mooring technology that is used on MODUs and on a number of the world’s most complex permanent mooring projects. In addition, Delmar has continued to expand by offering subsea component installation services, planning, project management, and emergency response preparedness services. By providing skilled anchor handling and mooring installation personnel, full scale mooring engineering analysis, risk analytical services, planning, and mooring equipment, Delmar is recognized as the world leader in specialized mooring solutions and subsea component installation to the offshore oil and gas industry.

“A forty-five year milestone is a tribute to the dedicated men and women of Delmar that make up the world’s best team of mooring professionals. Our success is measured only against uncompromising expectations in offering the industry the safest and most efficient mooring services possible” said Brady Como, Delmar’s Executive Vice President.

Headquartered in Broussard, LA with technical services based in Houston, TX, Delmar maintains an operational base facility in Port Fourchon, LA. Delmar offers mooring services to every oil and gas region around the globe, with offices strategically located to serve the offshore industry in the world’s most challenging offshore environments.

Press Release Archive (2000–2011)


"Mooring System Considerations for Renewable Energy Standards," Offshore Technology Conference, May 2017

"Improving Reliability of MODU Mooring Sysdtems Through Better Design Standards and Practices," Offshore Technology Conference, May 2017

"Saving Rig Time and Mitigating Risk Through 'Quick-Release' Mooring Systems," SNAME 2017 Offshore Symposium, February 2017

"The Mooring Disconnect," Oilfield Technology, January 2017

"Cut Tail and Run," Oilfield Technology, January 2016

"Cutting out the Consequences," Oilfield Technology, January 2015

"Serpentina FPSO Mooring Integrity Issues and System Replacment: Unique Fast Track Approach," Offshore Technology Conference, May 2014

"Subsea Cap & Contain Method for a Deepwater Tension Leg Platform," SPE/IADC Drilling Conference and Exhibition, Amersterdam, The Netherlands, 5–7 March 2013

"Mitigating Risk in Shallow Water and Arctic Station-Keeping," SNAME 2013 Offshore Symposium, February 2013

"DP Vessel Passive Quick Release Contingency Mooring Systems," SNAME 2012 Offshore Symposium, Houston, TX 

"WHO DAT Project - Polyester Mooring System Design, Analysis, and Installation," Offshore Technology Conference, May 2012

"DP Vessel Passive Quick Release Contingency Mooring Systems," SNAME 2012 Offshore Symposium, February 2012 

"Who Dat initiates production in GoM in post-Macondo era", Offshore, December 2011

"Capturing the True Non-Linear Load-Elongation Properties (Including Permanent Elongation) of Polyester Rope in Mooring Analyses," Offshore Technology Conference Brasil, October 2011

"Installation Penetration of Gravity Installed Plate Anchors - Laboratory Study Results and Field History Data," Offshore Technology Conference Brasil, October 2011

"Synthetic 'Mud Ropes' for Offshore Mooring Applications - Field History and Testing Data,"  September 2011

"Unique small-footprint anchor handles extreme out-of-plane loading in high-uplift conditions", E&P Magazine, June 2010

"Fiber Moorings, Recent Experiences and Research: Fiber Rope Mooring Assessment - Original API RP 2SM Piecewise Linear Stiffness versus Non-linear Stiffness with Integrated Permanent Rope Elongation," Offshore Technology Conference, May 2010

Billy Bergeron Named "Industry Icon" by E&P Magazine, May 2010

"Alternative synthetic component validated for MODU mooring in hurricane conditions", Offshore Magazine, January 2010

"MODU Anchor-Soil Impact on Non-Stationary Anchor Performance," Offshore Technology Conference, May 2009

"Efficient Gravity Installed Anchor for Deepwater Mooring," Offshore Technology Conference, May 2009

"Sizing up Tree Planting", Offshore Engineer, August 2008

"OMNI-Max Anchor Development and Technology," MTS Oceans, 2007

"Subsea Equipment Installations Utilizing Anchor Handling Vessels", Deepwater Technology. October 2003.