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  1. Deepwater Gulf Decommissioning—1: Aging platforms, ownership changes pose special risks

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 3 Mar 2014

    for high-cost mobile offshore drilling units. For lower well counts and isolated reservoirs, pre-drilling and subsea ( wet tree ) completions are often employed. Early discoveries in offshore basins usually involve large fields that allow for a standalone

  2. Deepwater production off Brazil continues steady increase

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 9 Aug 2004

    platforms (TLPs) or spars but Petrobras has the most experience with subsea completions and we are more comfortable with wet - tree systems. But I am encouraging our engineers to start using dry tree concepts such as TLPs to gain experience, although currently

  3. Shell lets EPC contract for Perdido project

    Online Articles

    Fri, 17 Nov 2006

    the Great White discovery, will have a drilling and 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 (OGJ, Nov. 6, 2006

  4. 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

  5. OGJ Newsletter

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 27 Nov 2006

    the Great White discovery, will have a drilling and 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 (OGJ, Nov. 6, 2006

  6. SPECIAL REPORT: Deepwater fluid displacement needs special approaches

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 25 Sep 2006

    direct or indirect displacement. Click here to enlarge image null Deepwater demands Deepwater completions are either dry or wet tree (subsea), with the dry-tree completions usually conducted from a moored tension-leg platform (TLP) or spar-type

  7. DEEPWATER ESP—Conclusion: Jubarte downhole ESP required extensive qualification, testing

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 7 Apr 2008

    protector and cable through the DHSV. Subsea tree For intervention reasons, Petrobras has standardized on 16¾-in. bore wet trees . But to maximize production from heavy-oil Jubarte field and to accommodate a power connector in the tubing hanger, Petrobras

  8. OGJ Newsletter

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 6 Nov 2006

    the Great White discovery, will have a drilling and 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

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