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An Overview on Acoustic Emission Testing

When materials are cracking, deforming or otherwise becoming damaged, they produce a kind of sound. Sometimes, these sounds are loud and obvious. Other times, they are much more subtle, and to detect them, you need to use specialized equipment. Detecting these subtler sounds...

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Mar 2020

The True Value of Subsea Emergency Pipeline Repair Systems

The consequences of subsea pipeline emergencies can often be catastrophic, both environmentally and financially. A large, uncontrolled pipeline breach has the potential to financially devastate a company, causing them to face long-term loss of revenue, crippling environmental...

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Jan 2019

Drilling Risers – Life Cycle Condition Based Monitoring and Maintenance Assessment

Stress Engineering Services, Inc. (SES) and LaserStream, LP have joined forces to implement a standard process for critical riser data that can be used to: Assess the condition of drilling riser joints Determine when important components will need service/replacement...

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Oct 2017

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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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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Oct 2017