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Dynamic Model of a Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit in Deep Water Environments for Drilling Simulation

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Farid Arvani, D. Geoff Rideout, Stephen D. Butt

Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL, Canada

Paper No. OMAE2015-42385, pp. V010T11A013; 7 pages
doi:10.1115/OMAE2015-42385
From:
  • ASME 2015 34th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering
  • Volume 10: Petroleum Technology
  • St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada, May 31–June 5, 2015
  • Conference Sponsors: Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering Division
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-5658-1
  • Copyright © 2015 by ASME

abstract

In this study, a dynamic model of a Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit (MODU) is described that simulates drilling scenarios, imposed by the environmental factors in offshore drilling. The Response Amplitude Operators (RAOs) of an industry-recognized semi-submersible MODU are modeled for all six degrees of freedom. A stochastic modeling of waves in the North Sea is used and heave disturbance induced by elevation motion of sea surface is modeled using the JONSWAP spectrum. A bond graph model of a MODU predicts axial vibration, torsional vibration, and coupling between axial and torsional vibration due to bit-rock interaction. Axial and torsional submodels use a lumped-segment approach. The model can predict the expected coupling between Weight On Bit (WOB), bit speed, and bit-rock interface conditions. A series of sensitivity analyses were performed to investigate the significance of MODU motion on WOB fluctuations.

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