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Subsea Facilities Introduction

CSL

Other Qualifications , Uncategorised

Course Description

Delegates will gain an understanding of why subsea facilities are used and what the individual components of a subsea facility are, including control systems, pipelines, manifolds and wellheads, as well as being introduced to associated HSE legislation. The course also provides delegates with an overview of subsea operations including the issues surrounding the use of subsea systems and the importance of continuously inspecting, maintaining and repairing the facilities to avoid unnecessary downtime. The course is based around legislation and regulations that apply to the choice, design and optimisation of subsea facilities and reviews the regulations and DBERR and Industry Guidance Notes/Codes of Practice. The course is a combination of lectures and participation exercises with ample opportunity for delegates to ask detailed questions on any related aspect. Agenda 08.30 Registration Preface to the UK Oil and Gas Industry ? Introduction to the UK Oil and Gas industry ? Events that changed the industry Why Choose Subsea? ? Economics ? Geographical issues ? Reservoir ? Production systems What is a Subsea System? ? Different types of subsea systems ? Templates, clusters and daisy chains ? Shallow water and deepwater 10.00 Tea/Coffee Topside Infrastructure ? What does subsea hardware do? ? Hydraulic power unit ? Electrical power unit ? Oil purifier ? Control systems ? Chemical injection Subsea Infrastructure ? Umbilicals ? Termination units ? Christmas trees ? Fishing protection ? Chokes ? Flowline connectors ? Manifolds ? Pipelines ? Bundles ? Pipeline protection ? Control modules 12.30 Lunch HSE ? H&S Background ? Cullen Report ? Current responsibilities under regulations ? Pipeline and diving regulations ? Environmental management ? Environmental statements/Pipeline works authorisation/Petroleum operations notices Threats to Subsea Systems ? Control fluid ? Compatibility ? Connectors ? Insulation ? Obsolescence ? Redundancy 15.30 Tea/Coffee Diving / Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV's) and Dive Support Vessels (DSVs) ? Diver intervention ? ROV capabilities ? Procedure development ? Vessels ? Integrity ? Permits and isolations ? Platform liaison 17.00 Session ends

Delegates will gain an understanding of why subsea facilities are used and what the individual components of a subsea facility are, including control systems, pipelines, manifolds and wellheads, as well as being introduced to associated HSE legislation. The course also provides delegates with an overview of subsea operations including the issues surrounding the use of subsea systems and the...

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