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Risk control in the well drilling phase: BOP system reliability assessment
(Safety and Reliability of Complex Engineered Systems;, Chapter; Conference object; Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015)
The blowout preventer (BOP) is the main well control device used to ensure the safety of well drilling and intervention operations. The BOP is qualified for the demanding conditions that may come from uncontrolled flow ...
Dynamic Amplification of Drag Dominated Structures in Irregular Seas
(OCEANS'15 MTS/IEEE;, Chapter; Conference object; Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015)
Offshore bottom-fixed structures, such as jackets, are typically designed with a natural period of 3 seconds or less. This means that there is limited dynamic excitation from wave loads at design sea-states. The benefit ...