Monday, July 09, 2007

Moving Neptune


Video © Mark M. Hancock / NewsEagles

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Photos by Mark M. Hancock / © The Beaumont Enterprise

V.C. Knight, facilities team lead for BHP Billiton Petroleum, poses for a portrait by the hull of an oil and gas platform under construction at Signal International on Pleasure Island in Port Arthur on Friday, May 18, 2007. The Neptune Project hull will begin a move of more than 100 miles on Saturday into the Gulf of Mexico for a deepwater petroleum platform.


The a 15-story, 8,000-ton hull of the Neptune Project, a deep-sea drilling platform, is towed down the Sabine-Neches Waterway from Signal International on Pleasure Island to the Gulf of Mexico on Saturday, May 19, 2007.


The hull of the Neptune Project, a deep-sea drilling platform, is towed down the Sabine-Neches Waterway from Signal International on Pleasure Island to the Gulf of Mexico.



John Dan Henry of Orange watches as a shrimp boat passes the slow-moving hull of the Neptune Project on the Sabine-Neches Waterway.

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