Stress Engineering to Present Technical Papers at the 2014 Offshore Technology Conference


HOUSTON, Texas – The 2014 Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) will be held May 5 through May 8 at Reliant Center in Houston.  Fourteen Stress engineers have authored / co-authored papers that will be presented at technical sessions held during the conference. In addition to papers being presented, Stress Engineering will be exhibiting in Booth #3649, located in Hall C of Reliant Center.

The technical papers authored / co-authored by our staff include:

Monday, May 5

9:52AM – 10:14AM
25403 – Subsea Wellhead and Riser Fatigue Monitoring in a Strong Surface and Submerged Current Environment

3:06PM – 3:28PM
25182 – Planning and Feedback for Deepwater Drilling Riser Operations in High Currents, Typhoons and Cold Front

Tuesday, May 6

10:36AM – 10:58AM
25297 – Assessment of Ultra Deepwater Riser Concepts for High-Motion Vessels

11:42AM – 12:00PM
25136 – Effects of Fiber Rope – Seabed Contact on Subsequent Rope Integrity

Thursday, May 8

2:44PM – 3:06PM
25087 – Formulating Guidance on Hydrotesting Deepwater Oil and Gas Pipelines


Stress Engineering Session Chairs include:

Monday, May 5

2:44PM – 3:06PM
Topic: Scientific Drilling Challenges in the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program
Session Chairpersons:  Puneet Agarwal, Stress Engineering Services; Glenn E. MacDonald, Oceaneering International, Inc.

Tuesday, May 6

9: 30AM – 12:00PM
Topic: RPSEA UDW Research Efforts – Floaters & Risers
Session Chairpersons: Sandor A. Karpathy, Stress Engineering Services;  James Marcus Pappas, RPSEA

For a complete listing of the OTC Technical Program along with the session dates and times, visit their website at


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