Offshore Engineering and Production - Third Edition
This publication is an introduction to offshore exploration and production.
This guide to offshore exploration and production looks specifically at equipment, procedures, specifications and regulations.
It covers topics such as:
- Offshore structures and support vessels
- safety systems (including emergency shutdown systems (ESDs)
- oil and gas production
- underwater engineering
Standards, Guidance Notes and Codes of Practice
1. Introduction and Background
2. Offshore Structures and Support Vessels
3. Safety Systems
4. Piping Systems and Process Pressure Vessels
5. Oil and Gas Production
6. Underwater Engineering
8. Component Parts
9. Well Maintenance
Appendix II – Welding
Appendix III – Non-Destructive Examination
Appendix IV – Units of Measurements
Appendix V – Table of Line Pipe Dimensions
Appendix VI – UK Legislation
Angus Mather began his career with the Ministry of Defence at Her Majesty’s Dockyard, Devonport, in 1970 as a Technician Apprentice. This was followed by 10 years’ service as an Engineer Officer in the British Merchant Navy, prior to entering the oil and gas industry. The next 25 years were spent employed both in the contracting industry as Engineering Manager of Kvaerner Oil and Gas Services and as a Classification Society surveyor, involved with oil and gas related products, both on and offshore, in the UK, the Middle East, the Gulf of Mexico and West Africa.
WPGL titles are developed using scripts developed by technical experts that are peer reviewed within work groups. Typically, they seek to improve understanding of the regulations, recommendations and guidelines issued by Industry.
WPGL staff have significant expertise in the fields of navigation and hazardous cargoes as well as in the presentation of complex subjects in a graphic and easy to understand manner.
- Number of Pages:
- Published Date:
- November 2011
- Binding Format:
- Book Height:
- 279 mm
- Book Width:
- 165 mm
- 1.1 kg
Angus Mather and WPGL