Design modelling to minimise the risk for offshore platforms

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Design modelling to minimise the risk for offshore platforms Author: Foster, Kathryn J. ISNI: On an offshore platform two of the major hazards are fires and explosions resulting from an accidental hydrocarbon release. The overpressures generated during an explosion can threaten the integrity of the platform by: 1.

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"They often won't have CAD or Aviva operators out there able to do those updates," Crotty asserts. "Unless somehow you can keep the model and the physical platform completely in sync, the model becomes dangerous, a source of error, a potential risk." The offshore industry, especially in the UK, is undoubtedly in turmoil.

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To minimize the risk, one may either attempt to reduce the likelihood of occurrence of the undesirable events or hazards concerned, or contain, reduce, or mitigate the consequences, or both. In the lifecycle of a ship-shaped offshore installation, assessing managing, and controlling the risk is required so that it remains under a tolerable level.

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be addressed. Access to specialist modelling soft-ware is often required to be able to do so. This paper provides a broad overview of some of the key factors in the analysis and design of offshore structures to be considered by an engineer uniniti-ated in the field of offshore engineering.

Reference. the integration of design for safety and fuzzy reasoning approach to model the risk assessment procedure for offshore platforms. The research procedure requires collection of data which was obtained from the industry in this instance. The collection methods involve surveys visit interviews and questionnaires which.

Offshore platforms are constructed to produce the hydrocarbons oil and gas. The contribution of offshore oil production in the year to the world energy consumption was.

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@article{osti_, title = {Risk analysis for the dismantling and removal of an offshore platform}, author = {Trbojevic, V M and Bellamy, L J and Vervest, W}, abstractNote = {This paper describes the development and application of a risk analysis methodology for platform dismantling and removal operations.

Initiating events leading to. Practical Engineering Management of Offshore Oil and Gas Platforms delivers the first must-have content to the multiple engineering managers and clients devoted to the design, equipment, and operations of offshore oil and gas platforms.

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The result - a manageable maintenance backlog that enables you to address failures that will have the highest consequence from a safety and economic perspective. Jacket type offshore platforms are used to produce offshore oil in shallow waters.

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Reduce risk of structural failure. We apply this model to estimate the risk to offshore wind farms in four representative locations in the Atlantic and Gulf Coastal waters of the United States. In the most vulnerable areas now being actively considered by developers, nearly half the.

Strengthening, modification, and repair (SMR) is an important aspect of offshore structural engineering to ensure fitness for purpose (FFP) and safe continuous operations can be maintained.

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There have over the last years been published a few textbooks on risk assessment, most of them are devoted to relatively generic topics. Some are also focused on the risk management aspects, in general and with offshore applicability.

None are known to address the needs and topics of the use Reviews: 1. evaluating risk assessments specifically for the offshore industry. The Guide was prepared under contract by Mr J R Spouge of DNV Technica (now part of Det Norske Veritas) as the primary contractor, with significant input from AEA Technology and Dovre Safetec.the means to reduce their performance losses, and (iii) the systematic design of future plants.

This work builds upon a combination of modelling tools, performance evaluation methods and multi-objective optimisation routines to reproduce the behaviour of five offshore platforms. s Special measures are normally taken to reduce the risk from accidental loads/30/ OFFSHORE PLATFORM DESIGN STRUCTURAL DESIGN Load Combinations: s The load combinations depend upon the design method used, i.e.

whether limit state or allowable stress design is employed.