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Measured Data Improves Floating Systems Asset Integrity

Many floating production facilities incorporate a level of instrumentation that measures some combination of motions, environmental parameters, and mooring/tendon tensions.  The use of these data can vary from very basic tasks (helping guide operations such as ballast or...

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16
Oct 2017

Design and Validation Testing of Jumper Breakaway Joints

Operators of offshore oil & gas wells and pipelines are required to ensure the safety and reliability of permanently installed equipment, even in the aftermath of unplanned extreme events. One effective option for these scenarios is installation of a properly designed and tested...

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10
Oct 2017

Repurposing Pipelines to Light Liquid Hydrocarbon Service

The recent boom in oil production using hydraulic fracturing (fracking) technology has produced an increased supply of natural gas and other products referred to as ultralight hydrocarbons (ethane, propane, butane). These hydrocarbons present a unique set of challenges in...

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06
Oct 2017

Using a Plan-Do-Check-Act Approach to Ensure Corporate Quality

At Stress Engineering Services, Inc. (SES), the concept of quality is embedded in our day-to-day business functions. From our perspective as a service provider, measurement of quality isn’t specifically about a gadget or a widget we produce; rather, it’s about client...

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25
Sep 2017

Conductor Casing Pile Driving Assessment

Testing and Monitoring a Large-Diameter Conductor Casing Connection During Hammering Installation and Assessing Its Performance Stress Engineering Services, Inc. recently conducted field testing to assess the performance of a large-diameter conductor casing connector during a...

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18
Sep 2017