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E-785 - Subsea Operations & Interventions - Remote Operated Vehicles (ROV)

5 days PL/SUBROV
  • 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 define roles of operational means
  • To select intervention means (ROV, vessels, etc.)
  • To organize contracts and find criteria to select contractors
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

Normal operation
  • Through the DCS by the “production team”
  • Through the SCU by the subsea engineer
Operating philosophy in degraded mode
  • Case studies
Operational challenges
  • Typical preservation sequence
  • Restart
Barriers philosophy
  • Case studies
  • Construction and multi-purpose support vessels
  • Surface and subsea positioning
  • ROV / diving operations
  • Description of main subsea interventions methods
  • Subsea System / “Production” Equipment availability
  • “Production” efficiency
  • Intervention means permanent availability versus intervention campaigns
  • Intervention means capability
  • Decision making parameters
“Standard” means (intervention support vessel & remote operated vehicles)
  • ROV Controls, LARS & TMS
  • ROV supported /operated tools & skids
Contracting resources
  • Technical Specifications
  • Functional Specifications
  • Contract Strategy (Charter & Service)
  • Acceptance Checking & Testing
  • Contract Management
Organization & reporting
  • Key participants, responsibilities, communication…
  • Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment
  • Simops “dossiers”, SHZ definition
  • Procedures
  • Work Permits
  • Mean times for “standard” interventions