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Offshore Operation Facilities by Menglan Duan, Huacan Fang

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4.4. Special Problems in the Deep-Water Drilling Process

From the perspective of deep-water drilling and oil production technology, besides the same problems we see for offshore drilling, there are several special problems that will be introduced below.

4.4.1. Deep-Water Drilling Design

There are some special problems that concern designing and planning deep-water drilling:

4.4.1.1. Choices of Drilling Platform

1. Deep-water drilling requirements for drilling platform
    There are some higher-level demands for the drilling platform for deep-water drilling:
a. The platform design should meet the needs of the ultra-deep water.
b. The platform design should meet the requirements of harsh conditions.
c. The platform should have high mobility.
d. The platform ...

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