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  1. Multiplex BOP system utilizes updated technology, decreases riser disconnect time

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Dec 1997

    Discoverer Seven Seas is poised to lower the multiplex BOP system on top of the stack. The BOP system is positioned beside the moon pool next to ..... 28,499 bytes] The driller's panel mimics the BOP stack and other functions. Its location allows

  2. BIG BOP STACKS READY FOR SHELL'S AUGER PROJECT

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 9 Feb 1993

    designed subsea and surface blowout preventer ( BOP ) stacks are awaiting installation in Shell ..... bbl of oil equivalent reserves. Auger's BOP stacks were delivered to McDermott Inc ..... SUBSEA STACK From the seabed up, the subsea BOP stack consists of a Cameron model HC collet

  3. BP starts removing Deepwater Horizon BOP

    Online Articles

    Fri, 3 Sep 2010

    preventer with the Development Driller II’s BOP so that a relief well can be completed on ..... capping stack from the Deepwater Horizon BOP . The capping stack was installed on July ..... connect a riser to the Deepwater Horizon BOP and lift it from the Macondo well. Transocean

  4. Surface BOP technology steps into deeper water with DP vessels

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 3 May 2004

    of field development. Although surface BOP equipment has been utilized previously ..... drilling unit Stena Tay using a surface BOP drilling system to more than 17,000 ft ..... include: The first deployment of a surface BOP drilling system from a dynamically positioned

  5. BP removes Deepwater Horizon BOP from Macondo

    Online Articles

    Fri, 3 Sep 2010

    continue to closely monitor progress as the BOP , which along with the latching device weighs ..... m. CDT on Sept. 3. Plans call for a BOP from Transocean Ltd.’s Development Driller ..... to replace the failed Deepwater Horizon BOP before crews finish drilling a relief well

  6. Agencies discuss access to Deepwater Horizon BOP

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 15 Nov 2010

    investigators are trying to figure out why the BOP failed. Previously, the US Department of the ..... Det Norske Veritas (USA) Inc. to conduct the BOP forensic testing on the Deepwater Horizon BOP and lower marine riser package at the National

  7. Agencies discuss access to Deepwater Horizon BOP

    Online Articles

    Tue, 9 Nov 2010

    investigators are trying to figure out why the BOP failed. Previously, the US Department of the ..... Det Norske Veritas (USA) Inc. to conduct the BOP forensic testing on the Deepwater Horizon BOP and lower marine riser package at the National

  8. Report deadline extended on failed Deepwater Horizon BOP

    Online Articles

    Mon, 25 Oct 2010

    testing into the failed blowout preventer ( BOP ) from Transocean Ltd.’s Deepwater Horizon ..... to allow additional time for testing the BOP and also to provide more time to prepare ..... Norske Veritas was hired to conduct the BOP forensic testing. The BOP and lower-marine

  9. SUBSEA BOP STACK BUILT FOR CASPIAN DRILLING

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 16 Dec 1991

    accommodate pipe up to 17 in. OD. The ram BOP has a working pressure of 10,000 psi and ..... pressure of 15,000 psi. The Spherical BOP has a working pressure of 5,000 psi and ..... testing took 10 days, with actual testing of BOP components lasting 8 days. Rigging down

  10. Past discussion of BOP problems is not scandalous

    Online Articles

    Fri, 14 May 2010

    mystery in the Deepwater Horizon disaster, of course, is the BOP ’s apparent failure. On the basis of concerns raised in papers ..... alleges that the industry possessed incriminating foreknowledge of BOP problems. Her web site says she has “uncovered technical

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