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  1. BHP Billiton’s Neptune platform sails out to gulf

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 18 Jun 2007

    bo/d and 50 MMcfd of natural gas from wet - tree production wells. “The field holds 100 ..... frontend engineering and design study for a wet - tree TLP for the Neptune prospect. Atlantia ..... the previous four, three accommodate wet - tree production and one supports dry trees. Installation

  2. Options to produce deepwater oil, gas to proliferate

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 13 Dec 1999

    are possibilities. Dry surface trees can significantly lower operating costs of deepwater production compared with subsea wet trees because the surface trees allow wells to be readily accessible and easily maintained. Tankers, barges, and semisubmersibles

  3. Syntactic foam improves deepwater flowline thermal insulation

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 4 Jun 2001

    required, and a variety of different insulation methods have evolved. The following components are now typically insulated: Wet trees and valves are routinely insulated. Key issues include high temperature, differential thermal expansion and contraction

  4. New concepts extend dry-tree production into deeper water

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 3 May 1999

    operating costs of deepwater production. Compared to subsea wet trees , surface trees allow wells to be readily accessible and easy ..... water surface. In addition to dry trees, the TLP can support wet trees via steel catenary risers (SCR). Fig. 1 illustrates a typical

  5. Spar planned for Perdido fields in deep gulf

    Online Articles

    Thu, 26 Oct 2006

    the Great White discovery, will have a drilling a completion rig and will gather, process, and transport production from wet trees as far away as 30 miles. Pipelines from the facility will connect to undisclosed locations in Texas. The area has water depths

  6. Developing the field

    Online Articles

    Thu, 1 Apr 2010

    assurance were still problem areas. That’s when G.T. Ju, our Subsea lead, suggested that we combine the two into a wet - tree DVA system instead.” The design team thought it over. Management gave them two months to evaluate the idea and make a proposal

  7. Shell installs world’s deepest production spar at Perdido

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 8 Sep 2008

    completions. The spar is designed to process as much as 130,000 boe/d (100,000 bo/d and 200 MMcfd of natural gas) from wet - tree production systems. Perdido is the first Gulf of Mexico spar to have hydrocarbon storage tanks for flow assurance. Shell is the

  8. Fabricating the Single-Lift Topsides

    Online Articles

    Thu, 1 Jul 2010

    performances,” says Robert Paterson , vice president Upsteam Major Projects, Americas. They already knew that Perdido would be a wet tree DVA spar, and were convinced that a single-lift topsides would be safer to build and less expensive than a modular system


    Online Articles

    Thu, 1 Apr 2010

    accelerated production plan, Shell would route the gathered oil and natural gas from 35 subsea completions – including 22 wet - tree , Direct Vertical Access (DVA) wells clustered beneath the Perdido spar itself – through two seafloor manifolds and then

  10. Riser System at Perdido Features Newest GE Oil & Gas Tensioners

    Online Articles

    Thu, 1 Apr 2010

    spar’s host location in the Great White field in order to bring oil and natural gas production from the field’s subsea wet tree wells to the spar’s topsides for subsequent handling and export back to shore. This would be the first such DVA setup

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