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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, August 16–19, 2021
Paper Number: OTC-30963-MS
...Introduction In the design of a FPSO platform, global performance analysis is an essential and important engineering process to predict dynamic responses of the platform in various ocean environmental conditions. For more reliable and accurate estimations of the responses, comprehensive...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 4–7, 2015
Paper Number: OTC-26012-MS
.... ( 2013 ) One million dollars per mile? The opportunity costs of Hurricane evacuation . Ocean Coast Management 46 : 1069 – 1083 . Abstract Abstract Shell Exploration and Production Company is working with academic, non-profit, and federal stakeholders in the Gulf of Mexico to develop...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 5–8, 2014
Paper Number: OTC-25302-MS
... Cyclone Damage Potential index. The index is applied to simulated current and future hurricanes to assess future changes in hurricane damage potential. Loading on structures in the Gulf of Mexico is a complex function of not only characteristics of the wind field but also ocean characteristics including...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 2–5, 2011
Paper Number: OTC-21532-MS
... description of the regional ocean. The feature oriented scheme is used to initialize an operational forecasting system using the Harvard Ocean Prediction System (HOPS) framework. Implementation, calibration, and validation of this system were carried out for multiple case studies during 2006 and 2007 when...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 3–6, 2010
Paper Number: OTC-20506-MS
... Abstract The reel-lay method is generally the most effective way of installing infield subsea flowlines and risers particularly for sizes up to around 16 inch. This paper describes one of the most advanced reeled pipeline installation vessels in the world, the Seven Oceans, and the variety...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 3–6, 2010
Paper Number: OTC-20650-MS
... and riser infrastructure. ostra oil riser artificial lift manifold operation flowline winch otc 20650 weld upstream oil & gas manifold offshore technology conference gas export pipeline riser installation jumper fpso subsea 7 fabrication pipeline ocean OTC 20650 Parque das...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 3–6, 2010
Paper Number: OTC-20947-MS
... Abstract Santos Basin is located on the western border of the South Atlantic Ocean, between latitudes of 23°S and 28°S along the Brazilian shelf. It will probably be one of the new deepwater frontiers of worldwide offshore oil exploration and production. An extensive two-year data acquisition...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 3–6, 2010
Paper Number: OTC-20975-MS
... Abstract The outer continental shelf, indeed the oceans, are the next and last earthbound frontier to sustain economies, societies and governments with the food, water, energy, minerals, natural materials, transportation and recreation that the world's billions of people need and deserve. Yet...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 4–7, 2009
Paper Number: OTC-19849-MS
... Abstract High temperature hydrothermal activity was first observed 30 years ago in the modern oceans where hot springs are precipitating sulfide-sulfate-silica mounds and columnar edifices (" chimneys??) of calcium, barium, iron, copper, zinc, lead, silver and gold with other minor elements...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 2–5, 2005
Paper Number: OTC-17736-MS
... Abstract The time varying fields of surface winds, sea state and currents associated with Hurricane Ivan (2004) in the Northern Gulf of Mexico are specified through the implementation and application of advanced numerical wind, wave and ocean hindcast models, all adapted to the entire Gulf...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 3–6, 2004
Paper Number: OTC-17000-MS
... Abstract The ocean attracts and inspires thousands of students every year to pursue degrees in science, engineering, and technology. Yet with all the attention paid to the oceans, students often lack the information needed to make wise decisions about choosing an ocean-related career...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 3–6, 2004
Paper Number: OTC-16821-MS
... Abstract The time varying fields of surface winds, sea state and currents associated with Hurricane Lili (2002) in the Northern Gulf of Mexico are specified through the implementation and application of advanced numerical wind, wave and ocean hindcast models, all adapted to the entire Gulf...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 6–9, 2002
Paper Number: OTC-14325-MS
... nodules., methane gas deposits and cobalt-rich crust are resources of current interest for exploration and are deposited over and beneath the ocean floor at depths ranging from 800 to 6000 meters. The oil industry is presently moving to deep and ultra deep locations for drilling oil in the ocean at depths...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 1–4, 2000
Paper Number: OTC-12181-MS
.... The abstract must contain conspicuous acknowledgment of where and by whom the paper was presented. Introduction A German educational program on sustainable uses of ocean resources is offered by the Carl-Duisberg Gesellschaft e.V. (CDG) on behalf of the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 1–4, 2000
Paper Number: OTC-12114-MS
.... The abstract must contain conspicuous acknowledgment of where and by whom the paper was presented. Abstract Methane hydrates are now recognized to be present in substantial quantities along most ocean margins. Current estimates indicate that methane in hydrates exceeds fixed carbon in petroleum reserves...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 1–4, 2000
Paper Number: OTC-12115-MS
...OTC 12115 Global Warming and the World's Oceans: The Millennium Outlook Gerald T. Westbrook, TSBV Consultants, Houston Copyright 2000, Offshore Technology Conference This paper was prepared for presentation at the 2000 Offshore Technology Conference held in Houston, Texas, 1-4 May 2000. This paper...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 1–4, 2000
Paper Number: OTC-12116-MS
... phytoplankton ocean nourishment plant australia primary production carbon carbon credit nitrogen energy conservation offshore technology conference carbon dioxide ocean concentration nutrient climate change upstream oil & gas nourishment photosynthesis otc 12116 ocean...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 3–6, 1999
Paper Number: OTC-10751-MS
.... The abstract must contain conspicuous acknowledgment of where and by whom the paper was presented. Abstract Accurate real time estimates of the state of an oceanic region are useful to many, including the offshore industry. The advent of precision altimetry, combined with the readily available remotely sensed...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 3–6, 1999
Paper Number: OTC-10773-MS
...OTC 10773 Global Warming and the World's Oceans: 1999 Update Gerald T. Westbrook, TSBV Consultants, Houston Copyright 1999, Offshore Technology Conference This paper was prepared for presentation at the 1999 Offshore Technology Conference held in Houston, Texas, 3-6 May 1999. This paper...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 4–7, 1998
Paper Number: OTC-8689-MS
... its's present temperature. Over the past 20 KYs the oceans underwent about a 120 meter rise (a 400 foot rise) from their lowest levels seen in the Last Ice Age. Over the interval from 17 to 7.5 KYBP, as the ice sheets melted, and the oceans rose, the level of the Mediterranean gradually increased from...

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