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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference Brasil, October 24–26, 2023
Paper Number: OTC-32701-MS
... FPSO crude oil storage tanks require a blanketing on top of the stored crude and FPSO Cargo Tank operations are characterized (for the purpose of current paper) by the displacement of the tank vapor during the loading cycle by produced oil and, reversibly by the vapor re-filling of the tank...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference Brasil, October 24–26, 2023
Paper Number: OTC-32705-MS
... EPS and Mero 1 Projects. This includes various new solutions for Brazilian Pre-Salt and offshore industry. The Mero 1 development has proved to be a success with the achievement of the highest oil production flowrate per FPSO (250,8 kboepd)in Brazil in early 2023. Its subsea architecture has been...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference Brasil, October 24–26, 2023
Paper Number: OTC-32774-MS
... Abstract The use of floating production, storage, and offloading (FPSO) vessels for offshore oil production has been deemed the most effective solution, mainly for deep waters applications where they eliminate the need to lay an expensive long-distance pipeline to an onshore terminal. Another...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference Brasil, October 24–26, 2023
Paper Number: OTC-32784-MS
... definitive production units, Mero 2, Mero 3 and Mero 4 will start operating one per year from 2023. Additionally, a Complementary System, named Mero FR, will be implemented to accelerate production from Mero 2 region. This project will use FPSO Pioneiro de Libra after EPS2 campaign and will make better...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference Brasil, October 24–26, 2023
Paper Number: OTC-32842-MS
... In recent years, there has been a significant increase in the demand for updating and maintenance services for on board systems in FPSO-type units, positioned at long distances from the coast. Dozens of these units were built in the mid-1990s and are now approaching to the end of their project...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference Brasil, October 24–26, 2023
Paper Number: OTC-32830-MS
... the only option was gas lift, the combination of high BSW% effluent and gas lift leads to a high risk of hydrate formation. Troubleshooting to dissociate the hydrate: After the hydrate identification some attempts to dissociate were taken, the effective one being a gas flush from the FPSO to the Rig...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference Brasil, October 24–26, 2023
Paper Number: OTC-32826-MS
... is of the intermittent type. In the vertical riser there is a transition to bubbles and slug on arrival to FPSO. The fluid velocity in the flowline and riser (upon arrival at the FPSO) was compared with the maximum velocity recommended by Norsok P-002, depending on the density of the mixture according...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference Brasil, October 24–26, 2023
Paper Number: OTC-32899-MS
... maintenance. Unattended platform design philosophy should prioritize the simplicity and the reduction of systems and equipment on board, focusing on maintainability and keeping high operational efficiency. This paper presents a functional analysis of the usual systems that compound a manned FPSO design aiming...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference Brasil, October 24–26, 2023
Paper Number: OTC-32918-MS
... Abstract The objective of this study is to analyze the implementation of MR Elastomer (MRE) Tensioner system in FPSO-Shuttle Tanker in-tandem system to mitigate fishtailing instability. It is also to identify the opportunity for digital twin implementation for similar application. Fishtailing...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference Brasil, October 24–26, 2023
Paper Number: OTC-32980-MS
... this demand for compressed air, offshore facilities use a specific system to generate the required compressed air reliably. Generally, the systems that generate compressed air are made up of motorized air compressors, filters, air dryers, and tanks for storage. Considering an FPSO (Floating, Production...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference Brasil, October 29–31, 2019
Paper Number: OTC-29860-MS
... corrosion spreadsheet digital transformation upstream oil & gas subsurface corrosion application database hierarchy fpso materials and corrosion information specification inconsistency design tool valve DINIZ , F. C. C. B. , BORDEIRA , P. G. , ESPINDOLA , B. N...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference Brasil, October 29–31, 2019
Paper Number: OTC-29811-MS
... Abstract This paper describes Total's patented wash tank oil processing system, now globally licensed to Sulzer 1 , which optimizes the water-from-oil separation by relocating part of the process from the FPSO's topsides to specifically designed hull tanks while eliminating the need...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference Brasil, October 29–31, 2019
Paper Number: OTC-29787-MS
... by type, size, water depth and market dominance. riser design host vessel riser type upstream oil & gas riser system unbonded flexible pipe corrosion resistance design process offshore development fpso technology conference riser flexible riser pipe flexible pipe water depth...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference Brasil, October 29–31, 2019
Paper Number: OTC-29905-MS
... Abstract Boskalis Offshore executed the dry transportation of the P-67 FPSO in 2018 from Qingdao China to Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. One of the main challenges for this project is the sheer size and weight of the P-67 FPSO. In order to transport the P-67 FPSO in a safe and controlled manner, new...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference Brasil, October 29–31, 2019
Paper Number: OTC-29865-MS
... response, referred to as whipping phenomenon, is usually not considered in the offshore industry, in particular in the design of ship shaped FPSOs. However, in case of resonance with slender structures such as the flare tower, these effects can have a strong influence on the fatigue performance...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference Brasil, October 29–31, 2019
Paper Number: OTC-29846-MS
... operations very challenging. Likewise, the Atlanta crude imposes enormous challenges for the characterization of the reservoir, drilling and completion, flow assurance from the wells to FPSO, topsides process ing (phase separation, heat and power generation methods) and cargo storage as well as offloading...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference Brasil, October 29–31, 2019
Paper Number: OTC-29892-MS
... Abstract Oil production in ultra-deep waters places some new challenges for floating units. As an FPSO is one of most common types of production units adopted by Petrobras, its behavior in extreme conditions has to be fully tested and verified. During extreme sea storms, ship type floating...
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Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference Brasil, October 29–31, 2019
Paper Number: OTC-29923-MS
... Abstract An innovative Oil Loading Terminal (OLT) system was recently developed to attend FPSOs (Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading) units up to 250.000 barrels/ day of oil production and operating in deep waters. This OLT allows offloading operations from the FPSOs onto Very Large...

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