Patent Number: 8,821,071

Title: Conical piled monopod

Abstract: A conical piled monopod provides a fixed, ice worthy structure used in cold weather offshore environments for accessing hydrocarbon deposits under the seafloor.

Inventors: Aurora; Ravi P. (Sugar Land, TX), Ramsey; Thomas E. (Houston, TX), Shafer; Randall S. (Houston, TX), Noble; Peter G. (Spring, TX), Westerman; Ted H. (Sugar Land, TX), Berta; Dominique P. (Katy, TX)

Assignee: ConocoPhillips Company

International Classification: E02B 17/02 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/02/12018