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Jetty Head Facility Development – Part II

My previous post explained method of loading and selection of jetty. This post will cover Jetty Head Facility Development Checklist for development of Jetty Head layout Once jetty selection and method of unloading is established one has to review the facility to be developed at jetty head development of jetty head facility can be reviewed broadly based on following points. A) ...

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Jetty: POL Jetty Loading & Unloading Facility – Part I

Topics covered: Overview of jetty Types of Jetties Selection of POL Jetty Method of unloading Jetty Head Facility Development – Part II Checklist for development of Jetty Head layout – Part II Overview of jetty: A jetty is termed as a long, narrow structure made of wooden, earth, stone or concrete that protects the coastline against the currents and tides. ...

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Piping Offshore: Main Components of Drilling

Aligning of drill strings

Drilling operation in offshore piping is a complex process with many challenges. Proper selection of each component is critical and various factors have to be considered such as the requirement, site conditions, design conditions, safety, cost, etc. The main components involved in the offshore drilling process are the drilling rig, the mud system, the blow-out preventer (BOP) etc. THE MUD ...

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What is Offshore Drilling and Drilling Rigs

Offshore jack up rig

Introduction A mechanical process where a wellbore is drilled through the seabed is referred to as Offshore drilling. The main purpose of drilling is to explore for and subsequently extract petroleum which lies in rock formations beneath the seabed. Most commonly, the term is used to describe drilling activities on the continental shelf, though the term can also be applied ...

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Methods of Offshore Installations: Lift Barges, Floatover

Offshore installation Nowadays major drilling and production facilities are located offshore, so to install this equipment the oil and gas industry majorly reply on an efficient and safe way. The industry has developed a number of ways to overcome heavy lift challenges offshore through experience and innovation. There are two main methods of marine installation of heavy equipment. The conventional ...

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Offshore Facilities: Platforms, Structures in Oil and Gas Piping Systems

Table of contents: 1. Fixed steel structures 2. Tension leg platforms 3. Semi-submersible vessels 4. Floating Production systems 5. Piping systems An offshore installation involved in production of Oil or Gas is termed as Platform.  Each of the offshore platform or structure is chosen primarily due to water depth considerations, and secondarily due to the intended service and quantity of deck ...

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