Gulf of Mexico

Composite Pipe Design and Qualification

Wednesday, 16 August 2017 12:35
This document can act as starting point for people who want to learn more about composite pipes in offshore applications, and is intended for engineers, Technical Authorities and managers active in the SURF, Subsea Intervention, Drilling and other related fields of activity. Read more
Introduction The optimum design for offshore wells is one that requires minimal intervention work from the beginning of production to P&A operations. The only intervention that is generally acceptable is wireline work. Operators would prefer to avoid interventions, but even the best thought-out plans and designs may not Read more
TSB Offshore, Inc. (TSB), formerly Twachtman Snyder & Byrd, Inc. and Proserv Offshore, utilize a comprehensive system of cost estimating which allows the experienced user to evaluate a particular abandonment project and develop a very clear picture of the likely cost. When the necessary work activities/tasks and required resources are… Read more
In an industry that demands savvy engineering and rapid advancements in technology, it is often far too easy to overlook the simplest approach to the path forward. As many of the technological “advancements” in the oil & gas industry will attest, simplicity simply never wins the spotlight. Now that older… Read more
Since the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (“BOEM”) released Notice to Lessees (“NTL”) No. 2016-N01 in July 2016, the oil and gas industry has been working together to understand BOEM’s decommissioning costs estimates and its timing and methodologies for enforcing the NTL. Read more

Stocking the decommissioning tool kit

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 07:37
History and Ground Rules of the Subsea Decommissioning JIP This JIP is a result of prior work done for the industry. In early 2015, Endeavor performed a STUDY for DECOMMISSIONING BENCHMARKING. Six respected international operators took part in the study. Read more

Sand Entry Detection

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 07:26
This Video of the Month is from a well in the Gulf of Mexico. An Optis Slickline HD memory camera was run to diagnose the final condition of the well after an acid job. The well is shut-in and clear fluid is present throughout. Read more