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Constructability of Offshore Platforms

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Pascinthe Saad, Mamdouh M. Salama

ConocoPhillips, Houston, TX

Paper No. OMAE2005-67409, pp. 841-844; 4 pages
doi:10.1115/OMAE2005-67409
From:
  • ASME 2005 24th International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering
  • 24th International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering: Volume 1, Parts A and B
  • Halkidiki, Greece, June 12–17, 2005
  • Conference Sponsors: Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering Division
  • ISBN: 0-7918-4195-2 | eISBN: 0-7918-3759-9
  • Copyright © 2005 by ASME

abstract

As part of the effort to achieve an economical development of offshore fields, focus is directed towards reducing construction cost while ensuring that the quality of construction details is maintained. This construction quality is particularly important for deepwater developments because of the increased demand for higher structural integrity to minimize in-service inspection, maintenance, and repairs. High structural integrity requires that particular attention is given to improved welding details. Achieving high integrity, while maintaining adequate control on cost, requires a thorough evaluation of the constructability factors that have major influence on a project CAPEX. These factors include project organization, contracting plans, materials and welding specifications, fabrication schemes and erection and load-out procedures. While significant benefits may be achieved through knowledge base transfer and lessons learned, these factors are typically design specific and can vary on a project by project basis. I this paper, constructability parameters will be discussed along with yard selection criteria and impact of design requirements on construction cost.

Copyright © 2005 by ASME

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