Science

Subtech '89

Author: Society for Underwater Technology (SUT)

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN:

Category: Science

Page: 291

View: 275

The conference, organized jointly by the International Association of Underwater Engineering Contractors and the Society for Underwater Technology, was held in November 1989. The three sessions cover changing requirements for underwater inspection and maintenance; developments in remotely controlled
Technology & Engineering

SUBTECH ’91

Author: Society for Underwater Technology (SUT)

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN:

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 354

View: 600

The concept of using flexible, reelable pipe to transport liquids, gases, and vapours is not a new one. As early as the 1940s a steel braided elastomeric pipeline was developed for the Allied Forces in order to transport fuels to support the Normandy Beacheads. In fact, the longest flexible pipeline ever constructed is likely to be that laid across the English Channel as part of 'Operation Pluto'. The methodology used to handle and instal such pipe is also not new. Ellis (1943, London) in an early patent specification identifies three basic objectives for a flexible pipelining method. These are: prefabrication of the pipe onshore; coiling of the pipe on suitable drums or reels; and using such reels to lay pipe from anchored or motorised barges. The design concept for flexible pipe is also not a new invention given that flexible hoses and umbilicals have been in service for more than sixty years. A break-through was however achieved by the French Institute of Petroleum in the early 1970s when they developed an improved steel reinforced pipe structure having a high axial loading capaci ty which utilised corrosion and hydrocarbon resistant polymers to extend pipe service lifetime. This early pipe design utilised established cable making techniques to apply steel armour and axially and radially reinforce alternating layers of polymer sheaths. The pipe was primarily developed as a flowline for use in static seabed applications.
Technology & Engineering

Aspect ’94

Author: Society for Underwater Technology

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN:

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 247

View: 285

Edited by the Society for Underwater Technology, this text covers advances in subsea pipeline engineering and technology. Topics covered include changes in the industry, high pressure/high temperature, design, construction/installation and operations and maintenance.
Technology & Engineering

Aspect ’94

Author: Society for Underwater Technology (SUT)

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN:

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 247

View: 213

Aspect '94 is the most up-to-date and comprehensive assessment of the present and future of the pipeline systems industry. It comprises papers from leading experts in all areas of pipeline engineering and technology. As this book shows, the last few years have seen great strides forward in the field of subsea pipelines. Deepwater pipelines, long distance pipelines and complex systems transporting hydrocarbons and fluids to and from marginal field subsea wellheads and templates are all being implemented without significant problems. The pace of progress continues to accelerate in the subsea industry, and the scope to make further improvements is constantly being explored. Operators, consultants, suppliers and contractors are all researching, developing and testing new techniques and ideas.
Ocean engineering

Subtech '95

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Ocean engineering

Page: 285

View: 282

Technology & Engineering

Subsea International’ 93

Author: Society for Underwater Technology (SUT)

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN:

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 171

View: 481

The three parts of this volume - Technical Refinement; Technical Innovation; and Project Management and Risk Minimisation - reflect the areas of opportunity for improved cost effective techniques for exploration and production of oil and gas in the North Sea and worldwide. The book is indispensable for engineers and scientists interested in the latest advances in technology and resource management that will reduce costs and continue to enhance the safe exploration of oil and gas resources. This volume comprises a selection of contributions presented at the International Conference Subsea International '93, held 28--29 April 1993 in Aberdeen, U.K.
Technology & Engineering

Wave Kinematics and Environmental Forces

Author: Society for Underwater Technology (SUT)

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN:

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 346

View: 961

In determining the response of offshore structures, it is of utmost importance to determine, in the most correct manner, all factors which contribute to the total force acting on these structures. Applying the Morison formula (Morison et. al. , 1950) to calculate forces on offshore slender structures, uncertainties related to the understanding of the wave climate, the hydrodynamic force coefficients and the kinematics of ocean waves represent the most important contributions to the uncertainties in the prediction of the total forces on these structures (Haver and Gudmestad, 1992). Traditional calculation of forces on offshore structures involves the use of regular waves with the following non-linearities inco1porated use of regular wave theories inco1porating higher order terms use of Morison equation having a nonlinear drag term inclusion of the effect of the free surface by integrating all contributions to total forces and moments from the sea floor to the free surface of the waves In order to describe the sea more realistically, the ocean surface is to be described as an irregular sea surface represented by its energy spectrum. The associated decomposition of the sea surface is given as a linear sum of linear waves. The total force is found by integrating the contribution from all components in the wave spectrum to the free surface. The kinematics of each component must therefore be determined.
Science

Subsea International’ 93

Author: Society for Underwater Technology

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN:

Category: Science

Page: 171

View: 972

The three parts of this volume - Technical Refinement; Technical Innovation; and Project Management and Risk Minimisation - reflect the areas of opportunity for improved cost effective techniques for exploration and production of oil and gas in the North Sea and worldwide. The book is indispensable for engineers and scientists interested in the latest advances in technology and resource management that will reduce costs and continue to enhance the safe exploration of oil and gas resources. This volume comprises a selection of contributions presented at the International Conference Subsea International '93, held 28--29 April 1993 in Aberdeen, U.K.
Science

Comparative High Pressure Biology

Author: Philippe Sebert

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN:

Category: Science

Page: 575

View: 639

High pressure biology is an old, fascinating and stimulating field of research. One of the major reasons for the interest in studying high pressure is that this environmental factor also plays an important role in thermodynamics and consequently in biology. Pressure, from a biological perspective, has a bearing on all living creatures. The book pre
Architecture

Petroleum and Marine Technology Information Guide

Author: J. Hutcheon

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN:

Category: Architecture

Page: 405

View: 581

First published in 1981 as the Offshore Information Guide this guide to information sources has been hailed internationally as an indispensable handbook for the oil, gas and marine industries.
Business & Economics

Subtech '93

Author: Society for Underwater Technology

Publisher: Springer

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

View: 511

SUBTECH '93 features subjects as varied as contracting strategies through to hearing loss in divers. The latest developments in underwater intervention technology include presentation on remotely operated vehicles, manned submersible operations and a record-breaking simulated deep dive. Medical and physical areas of diving operations are addressed, together with operational and safety aspects. This, the sixth in the series of the jointly organised events by AODC/SUT, brings topicality, safety and economic issues to the forefront.
Technology & Engineering

Physical and Biological Hazards of the Workplace

Author: Gregg M. Stave

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 608

View: 323

Completely updated version this classic reference covers both physical hazards and biological agents Provides updated information on protecting workers from proven and possible health risks from manual material handling, extremes of temperature and pressure, ionizing and non-ionizing (magnetic fields) radiation, shiftwork, and more Details major changes in our understanding of biological hazards including Ebola, Chikungunya, Zika, HIV, Hepatitis C, Lyme disease, MERS-CoV, TB, and much more All infectious diseases have been updated from an occupational health perspective Includes practical guidance on to how to set up medical surveillance for hazards and suggests preventive measures that can be used to reduce occupational diseases
Technology & Engineering

Advances in Subsea Pipeline Engineering and Technology

Author: C.P. Ellinas

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN:

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 392

View: 747

Dr C P Ellinas Advanced Mechanics & Engineering Ltd Major advances have been achieved in recent years in subsea pipeline design and installation. Inspection, maintenance and repair have also received much attention. The development of marginal fields has brought with it special problems, which have necessitated novel methods and solutions. In the meanwhile interest in the development of deepwater fields continues with the development of new technology. This Conference has placed emphasis in addressing developments in pipeline technology under four main headings: pipeline/seabed interaction; flexible pipelines; pipeline design, fabrication and installation; deepwater applications. Advances in North Sea technology over the last few years have been concerned mostly with marginal fields, small diameter pipelines and new materials, which are well covered in the first three topics. Economic development of marginal fields requires processing of oil and gas to take place not at the wellhead but at existing facilities, usually some distance away. Hydrocarbons are thus often transported at high pressure and temperature in small diameter pipelines, which need to be protected through trenching. However, such operational practice has brought to the fore a problem that in the past was of little concern namely, upheaval buckling.
Science

Subsea Control and Data Acquisition

Author: Society for Underwater Technology

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN:

Category: Science

Page: 203

View: 357

The biennial conferences of the Society for Underwater Technology have achieved an excellent reputation for the quality of their presentations, which cover topics of the most acute current interest, as well as those at the forefront of review and development. The 1994 conference on Subsea Control and Data Acquisition formed no exception, since it covers subjects at the cutting edge of modern technology. It is a matter of increasing concern that products are becoming overspecified, resulting in excessive costs and longer development schedules, while not conferring an equivalent benefit in reliability of the finished product. Subsea Control and Data Acquisition is vital reading for all subsea control system designers, manufacturers and operators, equipment consultants, application engineers, academics in the subsea engineering field, and all subsea engineers.
Science

Safety in Offshore Drilling

Author: D.A. Ardus

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN:

Category: Science

Page: 312

View: 421

Shallow Gas determination, prior to drilling, is carried out using 'Engineering Seismic' survey methods. Seismic acquisition data quality is fundamental in achieving this objective as both the data processing methods and interpretation accuracy are subject to the quality of the data obtained. The recent application of workstation based data analysis and interpretation has clearly demonstrated the importance of acquisition data quality on the ability to determine the risks of gas with a high level of confidence. The following pages summarise the 5 primary issues that influence acquisition data QC, suggests future trends and considers their potential impact. The primary issues covered in this paper are: A. Seismic B. Positioning C. QC Data Analysis D. Communications E. Personnel 90 SAFETY IN OFFSHORE DRll.LING FIELD QC ...................... PRIMARY COMPONENTS COMMERCIAL TECHNICAL 1 OPERATIONAL FIGURE 1 HYDROSEARCH The often complex influences of Technical, Commercial and Operational constraints on the acquisition of high quality data require careful management by the QC supervisor in order to achieve a successful seismic survey data set. The following pages only consider the Technical aspects of QC and assume that no Commercial or Operational restrictions are imposed in the achievement of optimum data quality. It is noted however, that such restrictions are frequently responsible for significant compromise in data coverage and quality during routine rig site surveys.
Science

Subtech '89

Author: Society for Underwater Technology (SUT)

Publisher: Springer

ISBN:

Category: Science

Page: 291

View: 383

The conference, organized jointly by the International Association of Underwater Engineering Contractors and the Society for Underwater Technology, was held in November 1989. The three sessions cover changing requirements for underwater inspection and maintenance; developments in remotely controlled
Technology & Engineering

Pipeline Pigging Technology

Author: J. N. H. Tiratsoo

Publisher: Gulf Professional Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 460

View: 316

This reference focuses on oil, gas, and products pipeline, both on- and offshore. You'll understand why, when, and how to pig a line.