3.7. Fixed Production Facilities

The fixed production facilities are the structures that are fixed at the sea floor by a series of fixed methods such as a pile foundation and bottom supported foundation, and have certain characteristics of bearing capacity and stability. According to the purpose, the fixed production facility consists of the wellhead platform, production platform, storage platform, life power platform and integrated platform which integrates drilling, production processing, life. And according to the types of platform structures, the fixed production facilities can be divided into the pile foundation platform, gravity platform, artificial island and compliant platform. They will be introduced separately as follows by the structural ...

Get Offshore Operation Facilities now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.