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Introduction to offshore field development activities

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  • Background and trends in offshore production
  • Review of developments using fixed platforms and floating production systems
  • Steps in the field development process and the range of vessels which support those activities

Global energy review

  • Oil and gas data
  • The importance of offshore developments
  • The impact of $147 to $40/barrel oil prices
  • Increased opportunities in all oil and gas supply sectors
  • New vessel requirements

Exploration vessels

  • Seismic exploration
  • Vessels design
  • Details of the exploration process
  • Case examples

Survey vessels

  • Seabed geotechnics
  • Oceanographic data
  • Vessels design
  • What they do
  • Environmental impact support studies
  • Case examples

Drilling rigs

  • Jack-ups
  • Semi-submersibles
  • Drill ships
  • The drilling process
  • Case examples

Floating production vessels

  • FPSO monohull
  • Semi-submersible
  • Spar
  • Others
  • How they operate
  • Case examples

Floating accommodation

  • Flotels
  • Jack-up accommodation units
  • Semi-sumbersible accommodation
  • Vessels and barge accommodation

Transportation vessels

  • Carrier vessels
  • Submergible deck vessels
  • Vessels design
  • Case examples

Installation & derrick vessels

  • Field installation support vessels
  • Light and heavy lift vessels
  • Vessels design
  • Case examples

Pipe lay vessels

  • S and J lay vessels
  • Reel ships
  • Flowline bundles
  • Flexibles lay vessels
  • Case examples

Supply/anchor handling vessels

  • Requirements
  • Vessels design
  • How they are used
  • Examples

Special support vessels

  • Diving support vessels (dsv)
  • ROV support vessels
  • Well servicing vessels
  • Safety and fire vessels
  • Vessels design
  • How they are used
  • Case examples

Example of deepwater field installation activities

  • Dalia Field
  • Scheduling of construction vessels
  • Construction fleet

Oil tankers

  • Trading tankers
  • Shuttle tankers
  • Vessels design
  • Case examples

LNG carriers

  • Moss type
  • Integrated tank types
  • Vessels design
  • Case examples

Supply/support bases

  • Facilities and requirements
  • Case examples

Full field development DVD showing support vessels activities

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