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E-783 - Subsea Integrity Management (I) - Inspections, Monitoring & Testing

5 days PL/SUBINT1
  • Engineers and technicians whose activity is related to the operation of Oil & Gas subsea facilities
  • To provide technical knowledge on Oil & Gas Subsea facilities
Learning Objectives
  • To fix objectives for inspection campaigns
  • To write specification for inspection of installation (with ROV, etc.)
Ways and means
  • Lectures carry numerous examples from ongoing projects
  • Trainers are specialized engineers currently involved in deep offshore projects
This course can be delivered in French, with documentation in English

Inspections & their objectives
  • By contractor (with operator follow-up)
  • By operator
Deep water systems inspection activities
  • “Standard” types
  • Means, constraints, limitations
  • Visual indications specific to deep subsea conditions
  • Main challenges
Inspection plan / intervals
  • Regulatory requirements, RBI approach…
  • Inspection plan
  • Inspection zones, inspection mean times
  • Inspection plan revision
Generic support documents
Specific support documents
Inspection management database
  • Objectives, / functionalities
  • Contents / structure
  • Inputs / outputs
Keys for the successful implementation of an inspection database
  • Usability
  • Portability
“Initial status” references
  • Technical specifications, manufacturing dossiers
  • Inspections reports
  • Installation / commissioning reports
Specific inspections
  • Flowlines intelligent pigging
  • Occurrence/anomaly follow-up
  • Adequate response to commands
  • Adequate operating parameters
  • Sand production monitoring
  • Sand erosion monitoring
  • Flexible Risers / IPBs
  • Riser Towers / Risers
  • Valves testing
  • “Safety valves” testing
  • Others
  • Control fluid consumption
  • Downhole chemical injection flow test