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Subsea Technology OFF550

The course deals with subsea production systems with particular emphasis on three main areas: production (wellhead, xmas tree, etc.), control systems, and structural (templates, etc.). In addition the student will learn about well operations and subsea processing. The course discusses the different criteria for the selection of a subsea development concept and how these criteria have been applied in actual development examples. There is focus on global understanding of system solutions and selection of technology with basis in mechanical and structural conditions during different phases of development and operation. Subsea control systems are given particular attention. Subsea control systems for production, BOP, intervention and ROV are described.


Course description for study year 2021-2022. Please note that changes may occur.

Facts
Course code

OFF550

Credits (ECTS)

10

Semester tution start

Autumn

Number of semesters

1

Exam semester

Autumn

Language of instruction

English

Offered by

Faculty of Science and Technology, Department of Mechanical and Structural Engineering and Materials Science

Learning outcome
 After course completion the student shall:
  • Have a basic understanding of criteria for the selection of a subsea development concept in general
  • Have a basic understanding of the overall configuration and system solutions of subsea production systems
  • Understand mechanical and structural conditions for permanent and temporary systems and the forces they are exposed to.
  • Have an overview of the functions of critical subsea systems
  • Understand and be able to use relevant standards
Content
The course deals with subsea production systems with particular emphasis on three main areas: production (wellhead, xmas tree, etc.), control systems, and structural (templates, etc.). In addition the student will learn about well operations and subsea processing. The mandatory projectwork discusses the different criteria for the selection of a subsea development concept and how these criteria have been applied in actual development examples. There is focus on global understanding of system solutions and selection of technology with basis in mechanical and structural conditions during different phases of development and operation. Subsea control systems are given particular attention. Subsea control systems for production, BOP, intervention and ROV are described. 
Required prerequisite knowledge
None
Exam
Form of assessment Weight Duration Marks Aid
Written exam 1/1 4 Hours A - F Basic calculator.

Coursework requirements
Project report
A semester project (individual work) must be approved in order to get access to the exam. The semester project must be approved by the teacher 2 weeks before exam date.
Course teacher(s)
Course coordinator: Lorents Reinås
Course teacher: Lorents Reinås
Course coordinator: Lorents Reinås
Course teacher: Yihan Xing
Course coordinator: Yihan Xing
Course coordinator: Yihan Xing
Course teacher: Muk Chen Ong
Coordinator laboratory exercises: Thor Johan Aksland
Head of Department: Tor Henning Hemmingsen
Method of work
The course is lectured over a full term with 4 hours a week + project assignment, in total about 80 hours work load. Students shall prepare a project report which must be approved before the written exam.
Open for
Marine- and Offshore Technology - Master's Degree Programme Petroleum Engineering - Master of Science Degree Programme Petroleum Engineering - Master`s Degree programme in Petroleum Engineering, 5 years Exchange programme at Faculty of Science and Technology
Course assessment
Normally through dedicated forms and/or discussions in accordance with applicable guidelines
Overlapping courses
Course Reduction (SP)
Subsea Technology (MOM450) 10
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