Read latest news on technology and innovative techniques being deployed worldwide to overcome complex operational challenges and address regional and environmental concerns in the areas of exploration, drilling, completion and production through Offshore Engineer (OE) October 2013 edition. Here are featured articles for this month.
Structural integrity management – from cradle to grave
Properly implemented, structural integrity management can provide structural integrity assurance from design to decommissioning, explains Mohammad Nabavian of Wood Group PSN.
Asset integrity – a global perspective
Atkins’ Ramsay Fraser looks at offshore asset integrity assessment techniques and how acceptance criteria depend on geographic region.
A high level of investment creates an opportunity for new entrants into the pipelay vessel market.
Overview of wellhead fatigue monitoring
BP is developing a system for instrumentation and data interpretation to provide enhanced insight regarding wellhead loading on a real-time basis.
Ceramic coatings can prevent corrosion
New corrosion approaches and coatings are resolving difficulties, and providing possibilities for offshore pipelines.
Crane transfer operations
Reflex Marine discusses best practices for the safe transfer of personnel, including its recently released 10 Golden Rules.
Lightning protection eliminates strikes to offshore structures
Though lightning is less likely to strike over open water, there is a growing risk to rigs and platforms.
Fabrication grows in northeast England
Increasing construction and installation activity globally is driving demand for fabrication and manufacturing in northeast England.
Geographic Eligibility: USA, Canada, Mexico, Selected International
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