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Motions of a semi-submersible drilling platform in head seas

C. H. Kim

Motions of a semi-submersible drilling platform in head seas

by C. H. Kim

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Published by Ocean Engineering Dept., Stevens Institute of Technology, Castle Point Station in Hoboken, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ocean engineering.,
  • Hydrodynamics.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby C.H. Kim and F. Chou.
    SeriesReport - Stevens Institute of Technology, Ocean Engineering Department -- SIT-OE-71-8.
    ContributionsChou, F.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, [22] p. :
    Number of Pages22
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18215441M

    China’s homemade deep-sea drilling platform completes sea trial. China’s sixth-generation homemade deep-sea semi-submersible drilling platform has successfully completed its deep-sea trial, local media reported, marking a further improvement in China’s capability of manufacturing high-end deep-water drilling rigs. Offshore Semi Submersible Drilling Rigs. An image of some components included on an offshore drilling rigs. Examples: Mud pump, hydro-pneumatic subsurface accumulator system for blowout preventor, hydro-pneumatic skid package system for blowout preventer remote control, and drill pipe.

    Semi-Submersible Drilling Rig Drilling Contractor Hartlepool End-Client: Date: Location: Scope of Work: • Detailed rigging survey • Detailed QuikDeck® platform design and load calculations • Full encapsulation and subsequent calculation package under wind load • Design, planning and deployment of ‘end-to-end’ system from.   The semi-submersible drilling rig Songa Encourage is DP-3 platform, designed for efficient year around drilling, completion, testing and intervention operations. It is equipped for up to meters water depth, and the flexible design allows for future deepwater and arctic operations which can be implemented by minor upgrades.

    Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has delivered Ocean GreatWhite, the world’s largest semi-submersible drilling rig, to Diamond Offshore, a Houston-based drilling contractor.. Ocean GreatWhite. SEMI-SUBMERSIBLE RIG MOTION STUDIES OFFSHORE OF ALASKA AND SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. Wave and heave measurements were made from the Sedco drilling in the Gulf of Alaska in the winter of and from the Odeco Ocean Prospector drilling offshore of Southern California in the first half of


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