Subsea Integrity Management (I) - Inspection, Monitoring & Testing

INSP/SUBINT1

Who should attend?

  • This course provides technical knowledge pertaining to the integrity management of subsea systems.
Audience :
  • Engineers and technicians whose activity is related to the operation of Oil & Gas subsea facilities.

Level : Proficiency

Course Content

  • 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.

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.).

Ways & Means

  • Lectures carry numerous examples from ongoing projects.
  • Trainers are specialized engineers currently involved in deep offshore projects.