Inland + Coastal

Aerial pipeline dismantlement


Atchafalaya Bay, Louisiana

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Morrison was contracted to develop a solution to remove a 22-inch diameter pipeline that sat 73-feet above sea level.


What goes up must come down.

The world has changed quite a bit since the 1970s, and the oil and gas industry is no exception. Improvements in safety, training and technology have changed the way we approach complex projects for the better. At Morrison , we recently found ourselves faced with a challenge that had no obvious precedent: how to safely remove and dismantle a 22” aerial pipeline over fast-moving water…

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We were especially successful at reducing risks associated with working at heights, by developing an alternative solution to putting people in the air.