Offshore Operation Facilities

Book description

Offshore Operation Facilities: Equipment and Procedures provides new engineers with the knowledge and methods that will assist them in maximizing efficiency while minimizing cost and helps them prepare for the many operational variables involved in offshore operations. This book clearly presents the working knowledge of subsea operations and demonstrates how to optimize operations offshore. The first half of the book covers the fundamental principles governing offshore engineering structural design, as well as drilling operations, procedures, and equipment. The second part includes common challenges of deep water oil and gas engineering as well as beach (shallow) oil engineering, submarine pipeline engineering, cable engineering, and safety system engineering. Many examples are included from various offshore locations, with special focus on offshore China operations. In the offshore petroleum engineering industry, the ability to maintain a profitable business depends on the efficiency and reliability of the structure, the equipment, and the engineer. Offshore Operation Facilities: Equipment and Procedures assists engineers in meeting consumer demand while maintaining a profitable operation.

  • Comprehensive guide to the latest technology, strategies, and best practices for offshore operations
  • Step-by-step approach for dealing with common challenges such as deepwater and shallow waters
  • Includes submarine pipeline, cable engineering, and safety system engineering
  • Unique examples from various offshore locations around the world, with special focus on offshore China

Table of contents

  1. Cover image
  2. Title page
  3. Table of Contents
  4. Copyright
  5. About the Author
  6. Foreword
  7. Preface
  8. Acknowledgments
  9. Synopsis
  10. Chapter 1. The Environment and Environmental Load of Offshore Oil Engineering
    1. 1.1. Environment of Offshore Oil Engineering
    2. 1.2. Wind and Wind Load
    3. 1.3. Tides, Currents, and Current Force
    4. 1.4. Waves and the Random Wave Spectrum
    5. 1.5. Wave Theory and the Wave Force of Ocean Wave
    6. 1.6. Sea Ice and Ice Load
    7. 1.7. Tsunami and Earthquake Force
  11. Chapter 2. Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling Engineering and Equipment
    1. 2.1. Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling Platform (Ship)
    2. 2.2. Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling Wellhead and Wellhead Devices
    3. 2.3. Early Preparatory Work of Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling
    4. 2.4. Operating Procedures of Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling
    5. 2.5. Completion of Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling
    6. 2.6. Abandoned Wells and Tieback of Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling
    7. 2.7. New Technologies for Offshore Drilling in China
    8. 2.8. Offshore Drilling Rigs
  12. Chapter 3. Marine Petroleum (Gas) Engineering and Equipment
    1. Part I Offshore Oil and Gas Gathering and Processing
    2. 3.1. An Offshore Oil-Gas Gathering and Delivery System
    3. 3.2. The Offshore Crude Oil Processing System
    4. 3.3. Water Processing System for Offshore Oilfields
    5. 3.4. Natural Gas Processing in Offshore Gas Wells
    6. Part II Production Facilities for Offshore Oil and Gas Fields
    7. 3.5. Requirements for Offshore Oil and Gas Production Facilities
    8. 3.6. Classification of Offshore Production Facilities
    9. 3.7. Fixed Production Facilities
    10. 3.8. Floating Production Systems
    11. 3.9. Subsea Production Systems
    12. 3.10. Offshore Oilfield Development and Production Facility Combinations
    13. Part III Offshore Oil (Gas) Production Technology and Equipment
    14. 3.11. Mining Methods and the Selection of Offshore Oil and Gas Fields
    15. 3.12. Offshore Production Technology and Equipment of Flowing Wells
    16. 3.13. Tools and Equipment of Marine Mechanical Production
    17. 3.14. Offshore Gas Production Technology And Equipment
    18. 3.15. New Technology and New Techniques for China's Offshore Oil Production
    19. Part IV Offshore Workover Operations and Equipment
    20. 3.16. Content and Features of Offshore Workover Operations
    21. 3.17. Offshore Workover Methods and Selection
    22. 3.18. Offshore Workover Rigs
    23. PART V Coiled Tubing Technology and Equipment
    24. 3.19. Overwater Equipment of Coiled Tubing Technology
    25. 3.20. The Coiled Tubing
    26. 3.21. Main Downhole Tools Used in Coiled Tubing Operations
    27. 3.22. Application of Coiled Tubing Technology in Workover Operations
    28. Part VI The Floating Multifunctional Platform for LNG Production for Development of Offshore Gas Fields
    29. 3.23. Composition of the Multifunctional Floating Platform for LNG Production
    30. 3.24. Key Technologies of the Offshore Floating Multifunctional Platform for Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Production
    31. 3.25. The Main Applications of an Offshore Floating Multifunctional Platform for LNG Production
  13. Chapter 4. Special Problems of Deep-Sea Oil and Gas Engineering
    1. 4.1. Summary
    2. 4.2. Equipment Combination Programs for Acquisition, Processing, Storage, and Transportation of Deep-Sea Oil and Gas
    3. 4.3. Deep-Water Offshore Floating Structures
    4. 4.4. Special Problems in the Deep-Water Drilling Process
  14. Chapter 5. Special Problems in Sea Petroleum Engineering for Beaches and Shallow Sea Areas
    1. 5.1. Overview
    2. 5.2. Seawalls and Artificial Islands
    3. 5.3. Drilling Equipment and Its Movement in Beach/Shallow Seas
    4. 5.4. Special Vehicles in Beach/Shallow Seas
    5. 5.5. Problems in Beach Oil Field Development and Production
  15. Chapter 6. Submarine Pipelines and Pipeline Cable Engineering
    1. 6.1. Overview
    2. 6.2. Process and Strength Design of Submarine Pipelines
    3. 6.3. Stability Design of Submarine Pipelines
    4. 6.4. The Subsea Pipeline Riser
    5. 6.5. Construction and Corrosion of Submarine Pipelines
    6. 6.6. Submarine Pipeline Cable Engineering
  16. Chapter 7. Safety System Engineering for Offshore Oil
    1. 7.1. Safety and Reliability Analysis of Offshore Oil Engineering’s Configuration
    2. 7.2. Reliability Analysis of Steel Configurations for Ice Offshore
    3. 7.3. Fuzzy Reliability Analysis of the Submarine Pipeline System
    4. 7.4. Fault Tree Analysis of Offshore oil Engineering
    5. 7.5. Offshore Oil Engineering Safety Evaluation and Risk Analysis
    6. 7.6. Offshore Oil Engineering Safety Production Management
  17. Appendix
  18. Bibliography
  19. Index

Product information

  • Title: Offshore Operation Facilities
  • Author(s): Huacan Fang, Menglan Duan
  • Release date: September 2014
  • Publisher(s): Gulf Professional Publishing
  • ISBN: 9780123972842