6.2. Process and Strength Design of Submarine Pipelines

A submarine oil and gas pipeline project is one important offshore capital construction, which is the same as other capital constructions that should strictly observe standard procedures. First of all, a feasibility study report of the proposed project should be written, then an engineering design specification should follow. When the design specification is approved, engineers can start on the preliminary design and technical specifications, including budget estimates for design and engineering simultaneously. Actual construction should not be started until the technical design is complete, and when construction is finished, it should pass a completion acceptance procedure. The following ...

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