Would you like to start a free subscription?
Remember me | Forgot password
For full content view: Log in Now!
The new chocking technology has been installed in a major subsea-installation project on StatoilHydro’s Oseberg Sør platform in the North Sea, to protect against conductor damage as part of an underwater-repair program. It is one of the latest developments in this technology.
Structural integrity issues surrounding aging offshore wells in the North Sea area-including the well conductor system (defined as the main outer structural tubular)-have driven a rising demand for subsea chocking as one method of protection from the fatigue effects of lateral wave movement. Conductor damage, a common problem on offshore platforms, has long been a topic for debate, as different causes are cited and as new solutions are tested. Many of the solutions, such as clamps, address the symptoms rather than the cause. Others, including the new chocking technology, have previously been restricted to topside use, but the latest developments have subsea applications.
This area of the site is restricted.
In order to gain access, please either Log
In, or subscribe to World Oil.
Two options are available to you for creating an account.
1. Get a Free Trial Subscription to World Oil Magazine and gain immediate access to select content on World Oil Online.
Start a Free Trial Subscription and gain immediate access to the complete current issue of World Oil Magazine. Plus, you’ll receive 3 upcoming issues of World Oil Magazine in print or digital format.* You also receive access to the Energy Events Calendar, Industry Statistics and WO Wire’s news and industry coverage.
2. Purchase a subscription to World Oil magazine and gain immediate
and complete access to World Oil Online. As a Total Access subscriber
you will have access to all areas of the site available to registered users and
free subscribers as well as having access to such premium content areas as:
Physical copies of this content may be available for purchase. Visit the Reprints & Back Issues section.
If you are already a paid subscriber and do not have access, please email CustomerService@worldoil.com.
World Oil's specialized upstream Engineering Data Tables featuring the Drill Bit Classifier, Tubing Tables and more. Get Total Access today.
Bangkok - August 25-27
Houston, TX - August 27-29
Houston, TX - November 4-5
All material subject to strictly enforced copyright laws.
© 2014 World Oil. © 2014 Gulf Publishing Company.