Offshore industry

Troll A Platform, The Tallest Construction ever

14:43, 02 Април 2015

The Troll A platform is a condeep offshore natural gas platform in the Troll gas field off the west coast of Norway. It is the tallest construction that has ever been moved to another position, relative to the surface of the Earth, and is among the largest and most complex engineering projects in history. The platform was a televised sensation when it was towed into the North Sea in 1996, where it is now operated by Statoil....

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The first Norway's oil field- Ekofisk

14:33, 02 Април 2015

 Ekofisk, discovered in 1969, was the first commercial oil field discovered in Norway's North Sea sector. Then chief executive Egil Abrahamsen believed DNV's expertise could be applied to the emerging offshore sector, and wanted to position the company to seriously expand its activities beyond shipping. Offshore activities had few or no established rules, particularly in the harsh North Sea conditions. DNV's comprehensive technical expertise was therefore important for the...

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The voyage of the Goliat FPSO from Korea to Norway-VIDEO

22:52, 27 Март 2015

On 14 February 2015 the floating platform FPSO (Floating and Production Storage Offloading Unit) destined to operate at the Goliat oilfield in the Barents Sea left from its construction yard in Ulsan in Korea on board the Dockwise Vanguard, a semi-submergible vessel and the only one of its kind in the world. The Sevan 1000-type FPSO is the largest and most sophisticated cylindrical production and storage plant in the world and has been constructed using the most...

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Remora HiLoad DP - technology from the future

22:44, 01 Март 2015

Unlike cars, ships are vessels that can not just pull the handbrake in order to avoid collision with another vessel, such as FPSO in the middle of the ocean. For some time, the system for dynamic positioning is optional equipment on board vessels operating in offshore zones, suchsystem is installed on board ofauxiliary ships, "shuttle" tankers, offshore construction vessels and many others. Large tankers however, fulfill the transitions as in 99 percent work in the open sea where...

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Dynamic Positioning system for offshore vessels.

07:38, 17 Октомври 2013

 The winds and waves of the ocean can cause damage in the offshore oil and gas operations. No matter whether drillship conducted drilling operations or FPSO serves as a site for production development, offshore vessels should be stable despite changes in wind, waves and currents. While offshore drilling in shallow water Jack-up allow to position the bottom right above the place in deep water drilling rig required to be able Semisub or drillship, to swim over the place. Given that...

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Types of oil and gas rigs

14:25, 03 Февруари 2014

The main types of Installation in offshore industry are:     Jack Up,Semi Submersible,FPSO, Fixed platforms, Steel Jacketed Platform, Concrete Gravity Platform, Floating Hotel (Flotel), Subsea wells   Jack Up  A Jack Up rig is a floating platform, which has legs attached to the side. These can be lowered to the seabed and then jack the platform out of the water. It can be either self propelled or towed to its location. For long distance “rig...

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