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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, August 16–19, 2021
Paper Number: OTC-31186-MS
... Abstract A new class of patent pending aqueous degradable polyurethane elastomers have been developed that can be used in oil & gas exploration, drilling, completion and production where a degradable part is needed to provide a useful service life then quickly degrade when exposed to heat...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 6–9, 2019
Paper Number: OTC-29661-MS
... to be addressed as part of a life extension program; tendon fatigue factors of safety; how reliability approaches can be used to better define risks related to operating beyond the original service life; and how forensic testing of recovered tendon components can be used to gain a better understanding of tendon...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, April 30–May 3, 2018
Paper Number: OTC-28908-MS
... after a service life of nearly 10 years in the water. To assess the pipe and connections, 12-3/4′ T95, Anadarko and Vallourec performed visual inspection of the full pipe body length (internal and external), ultrasonic inspection, and wet magnetic particle inspection. The original testing was repeated...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, April 30–May 3, 2018
Paper Number: OTC-28904-MS
...) flowline by progressively advancing detailed engineering assessments from routine monitoring activities. The results improved understanding of internal corrosion degradation mechanism and allowed for an update to the IM plan for remaining service life. As part of Noble Energy's subsea IM program, annual...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, April 30–May 3, 2018
Paper Number: OTC-28667-MS
... Abstract For Continued Service (Life Extension) approval in the GOM, both BSEE and USCG require a review of the process and submittals by an independent third party. This has been referred to as a CVA review for lack of a better term, which is a Certified Verification Agent. However, the scope...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, April 30–May 3, 2018
Paper Number: OTC-28812-MS
... Abstract Prior to the SCORCH JIP, industry guidance for steel wire ropes specified only a maximum service life for various rope constructions, providing no insight into the corrosion degradation processes affecting mooring ropes at different locations in the mooring line and under different...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 1–4, 2017
Paper Number: OTC-27591-MS
... procedure tensile stress drillstring design upstream oil & gas critical flaw flange eac resistance corrosion inhibition mean stress service life corrosion management drill pipe selection h2s management steel design procedure preload resistance fatigue life fracture initial...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 1–4, 2017
Paper Number: OTC-27840-MS
... operator integrity management inspection mooring system original design life subsea system service life integrity management program guidance document upstream oil & gas structural integrity management inspection planning continued service accomplishment guidance infrastructure case...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 1–4, 2017
Paper Number: OTC-27857-MS
..., there is an interest in extending its service life to allow continued operation in the field. As requested by Noble Energy, ABS Group initiated a life extension assessment project. This paper describes the process of the Neptune Spar life extension assessments and challenges encountered during the process. One...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 1–4, 2017
Paper Number: OTC-27937-MS
... the risks involved with continuing to operate the facility beyond the current planned service life. The understanding of these risks allowed a Continued Service Plan to be developed which addresses each of these risks and demonstrates how the facility will remain fit-for-purpose through a combination...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 2–5, 2016
Paper Number: OTC-26933-MS
... challenges to address Ultra Deep Water developments. conventional lazy wave configuration service life flexible pipe armour wire offshore technology conference riser water depth riser section tensile armour wire portfolio bottom riser section upstream oil & gas riser configuration...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 2–5, 2016
Paper Number: OTC-27257-MS
... the fitness-for-purpose of a floating system over the original service life and beyond. Recognizing this need, DeepStar® initiated Project 12401 to develop a draft SIM Recommended Practice (RP) for floating offshore structures that covers hull, mooring, topsides structures and marine systems (e.g., ballast...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 5–8, 2014
Paper Number: OTC-25446-MS
... The Olympus Tension Leg Platform has been designed for a 45 year service life, consistent with the depletion plan for this offshore Gulf of Mexico Mars field. This is an increased service life when compared with the design basis of previous Shell Gulf of Mexico TLPs. This criterion manifested...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 6–9, 2013
Paper Number: OTC-24181-MS
... replacements and repair of at least 150 mooring lines. Figure 1 provides a chronology of mooring failures and interventions plotted against service life of the component. Tables 1 and 2 summarize industry mooring failures and preemptive remedial actions respectively. Permanent mooring systems are typically...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 6–9, 2013
Paper Number: OTC-24026-MS
... in order to extent its service life. – Re-install and increase topsides equipment capabilities through repairs or the replacement of new ones. – Improve the conditions of living quarters and the capacities of existing anti-pollution equipment for environmental protection purposes. A well...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 6–9, 2013
Paper Number: OTC-23931-MS
... to accommodate regular pigging The internal layer of the FFRP design concept is identical to that of steel armored unbonded flexible pipe. Therefore, with proper pig selection, FFRP can be effectively pigged as necessary over the service life. Suitability to high pressure/high temperature Material and small...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 6–9, 2013
Paper Number: OTC-24012-MS
... OTC 24012 Service Life and the Definition of Failure of Coatings and Cathodic Protection Brian Gibbs & Thomas Graf, ABS Consulting, Inc. Copyright 2013, Offshore Technology Conference This paper was prepared for presentation at the Offshore Technology Conference held in Houston, Texas, USA, 6 9...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, April 30–May 3, 2012
Paper Number: OTC-23321-MS
... on theintegrity and reliability over service life. The paper reviews what factorswill affect the reliability over service life. Mechanical fatigue and creep areidentified as the potential critical failure mechanisms. The paper proposes anapproach to modeling fatigue and creep performance to support...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 2–5, 2011
Paper Number: OTC-21262-MS
... of CO2 whilst maintaining the consistency of the other test variables, such as test setup, test frequency, test media, tensile armor wire supplier and material batch. Upon completion of the test programme, it was possible to quantify the effects of the CO2 partial pressure on the fatigue service life...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, May 2–5, 2011
Paper Number: OTC-21317-MS
... studied by dynamic mechanical analysis (DMA) and Fourier transform infrared spectrometry (FT-IR) methods. Based on the test results, the service life of the material has been estimated using the Arrhenius Equation. In addition, the material has been studied after aging in other wellbore fluids...

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