TITLE

Riser concept designed to reduce platform loads

PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
Offshore;Oct2004, Vol. 64 Issue 10, p58
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that SEAL Engineering is developing a riser concept for ultra deepwater applications. Capability of the Hybrid S Riser system to reduce loads transmitted by the riser onto the floating production platform and to address fatigue incurred at the sag bend of steel catenary risers close to the seabed touch-down point; Role of the subsea arch in supporting the different risers while facilitating floating production unit motion de-coupling; Advantages of the Hybrid S Riser system over other riser concepts; Suggestion that the mechanical and structural integrity of the riser system can be used for Brazil applications.
ACCESSION #
14835585

 

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