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Full-Scale High-Load, Thermal, and Fatigue Testing of Additive Manufactured Powder Bed Fusion Component for Oil Field Applications

ABSTRACT: As the usage of additive manufacturing (AM) expands into more critical applications, the need to establish confidence in the expected performance and reliability of AM components also becomes more critical. Significant research and efforts have been made public related...

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Oct 2020

Real Time Data Verification of Load and Pressure Testing using von Mises Yield Criterion for Thick Walled Tubular Products

ABSTRACT: The oil and gas industry requires standardized testing of tubular products. Testing to the edges of a specified test envelope or yield criterion is performed in order to qualify designs. The most commonly used yield criterion for ductile steel tubular products is the von...

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28
Mar 2018

Long Tiebacks for Life Extension of Existing Offshore Facilities – A Novel Solution for Flowline Wet Insulation

ABSTRACT: Blockage of flowlines due to hydrate or paraffin plugging is an on-going issue for the offshore industry. The problem seems to be exacerbated with the higher pressures and colder ambient temperatures as developments progress into deeper and deeper waters. There are many...

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24
Oct 2017

Measured Data Provides Insight for Floating Systems Life Extension

ABSTRACT: The primary goal of floating systems life extension efforts is to project how the system or components will behave in the future beyond the original design life. This predicted behavior can then be used to determine the practicality of the proposed life extension in...

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24
Oct 2017

Challenges of Drilling Operations in Extreme Deepwater

ABSTRACT: This paper highlights the challenges to drilling risers and running equipment for offshore drilling operations from dynamically positioned mobile offshore drilling units (MODUs) in extreme water depths. Whereas nearly all exploratory drilling has occurred in water depths...

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24
Oct 2017