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  • Subsea innovations focus on multifunctional production and intervention

    Russell Wright

    Subsea applications have seen explosive growth over the past 30 years. These applications are spread across deeper or more remote fields, as well as being an important route to maximizing production from mature producing fields. As a result, large R&D efforts have been invested in the development of subsea technology covering numerous deepwater provinces such as the of Gulf of Mexico, South America and West Africa, as well as the North Sea. Some innovative subsea developments are presented below, which exemplify the industry’s resourcefulness. A few are still in the design or prototype phase, while others are proven but being utilized in new applications.

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