2009 Ultra-Deepwater

UDW Seabed Discharge of Produced Water and/or Solids

Subcontractor: Fluor Enterprises, Inc.

Principal Investigator: Timothy Daigle
Project Number Project Status
09121-3100-01 Completed
RPSEA Project Manager: Don Richardson
University of Tulsa, Colorado School of Mines, University of Houston, Rice University, Texas A&M, LSU, Cameron, FMC, NATCO, GE, Schlumberger, Halliburton, Baker Petrolite, Coastal Chemicals, Oceaneering, Subsea7, Framo Engineering, Roxar
Period of Performance
Start Date End Date
December 3, 2010 June 1, 2012
Total Project Cost RPSEA Share Cost Share
$561,195.00 $443,344.00 $112,239.00
Project Objectives

This is the first study into understanding the feasibility of discharging produced water and/or solids at the seabed. Produced Water today is treated on topside platforms and onshore. This study will look at the latest and most proven produced water treatment techniques in the offshore industry and evaluate its potential use subsea.

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File Type Date
UDW Seabed Discharge of Produced Water and/or Solids ( 17.7 MB ) Final Report 04/12