0

Full Content is available to subscribers

Subscribe/Learn More  >

From Design to Installation of the 2nd Generation of Integrated Production Bundle Riser (IPB)

[+] Author Affiliations
Laurent Decoret

Technip, La Defense, France

Gerald Lecroq

Technip - Flexi France, Le Trait, France

Paper No. OMAE2012-84102, pp. 887-894; 8 pages
doi:10.1115/OMAE2012-84102
From:
  • ASME 2012 31st International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering
  • Volume 3: Pipeline and Riser Technology
  • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 1–6, 2012
  • Conference Sponsors: Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering Division
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-4490-8
  • Copyright © 2012 by ASME

abstract

As part of the TOTAL E&P Angola (TEPA) PAZFLOR development, two 10” Integrated Production Bundle (IPB) flexible risers have been installed to connect the Pipe-In-Pipe Oligocene loop to the FPSO.

While IPB risers have first been implemented on the nearby DALIA development, the PAZFLOR IPB had to accommodate much higher design and operating temperatures. From the on-set of the project, focus was put on improving the design of this second generation of IPB and ensuring that all the lessons learnt from DALIA were addressed from a design, manufacturing and installation point of view. The paper presents the main elements of the IPB design as well as the comprehensive set of specific qualification tests performed during the course of the project. Indeed new materials were qualified, a new end fitting design for the bundle was implemented and various mechanical and thermal full scale tests were performed.

Both risers have now been successfully installed and commissioned further proving that IPB flexible risers are a technical and cost effective solution to address the flow assurance challenges of deep water production fluid recovery.

Copyright © 2012 by ASME

Figures

Tables

Interactive Graphics

Video

Country-Specific Mortality and Growth Failure in Infancy and Yound Children and Association With Material Stature

Use interactive graphics and maps to view and sort country-specific infant and early dhildhood mortality and growth failure data and their association with maternal

NOTE:
Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In