New Offshore Technologies

A whole range of different structures is used offshore, depending on size and water depth. In the last few years, we have seen pure sea bottom installations with multiphase piping to shore, and no offshore topside structure at all. Shallow water complex, which is characterized by several independent platforms with different parts of the process and utilities linked with gangway bridges. Gravity base consists of enormous concrete fixed structures placed on the bottom, typically with oil storage cells in a "skirt" that rests on the sea bottom. An FPSO(Floating Production, Storage and Offloading) is typically a tanker type hull or barge, often converted from an existing crude oil tanker (VLCC or ULCC). Due to the increasing sea depth for new fields, they dominate new offshore field development at more than 100 meters water depth.  The tendons are constructed as hollow high tensile strength steel pipes that carry the spare buoyancy of the structure and ensure limited vertical motion. Semi-submersible platforms, SPAR, Sub sea production system.

  • Track 1-1 Drilling and Production
  • Track 2-2 Subsea
  • Track 3-3 BaraECD Fluid System
  • Track 4-4 Tension Leg Platform
  • Track 5-5 Floating Production
  • Track 6-6 Compliant Towers
  • Track 7-7 Shallow Water Complex
  • Track 8-8 Gravity Base

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