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

5 days PL/SUBINT1
Level
Proficiency
Audience
  • This course is designed for engineers and technicians whose activity is related to the operation of Oil & Gas subsea facilities.
Purpose
  • This course provides technical knowledge on Oil & Gas subsea facilities.
Learning Objectives
  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • fix objectives for inspection campaigns,
  • write specifications for the inspection of installation (with ROV, etc.).
Prerequisite
  • No prerequisites for this course.
Ways and means
  • Lectures carry numerous examples from ongoing projects.
  • Trainers are specialized engineers currently involved in deep offshore projects.

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 and functionalities.
  • Contents and structure.
  • Inputs and 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.
MONITORING
  • Adequate response to commands.
  • Adequate operating parameters.
  • Sand production monitoring.
  • Sand erosion monitoring.
  • Flexible risers/IPBs.
  • Riser towers/Risers.
TESTING
  • Valves testing.
  • “Safety valves” testing.
  • Others.
  • Control fluid consumption.
  • Downhole chemical injection flow test.