2010 Ultra-Deepwater

Effects of Fiber-Rope/Seabed Contact on Subsequent Rope Integrity

Subcontractor: Stress Engineering Services, Inc.

Principal Investigator: Ray Ayers
Project Number Project Status
10121-4406-01 Active
RPSEA Project Manager: Bill Head
Participants
Anadarko, BP, Chevron
Period of Performance
Start Date End Date
August 21, 2012 October 21, 2014
Total Project Cost RPSEA Share Cost Share
$2,823,411.00 $1,785,177.00 $1,010,000.00
Project Objectives

The objective of this project is to enable qualifying mooring rope for pre-installation on the seabed, which will greatly reduce risk by reducing the time required to hook up mooring lines to the floating facility, thus reducing time to reach a safely moored condition before arrival of severe weather.

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Presentations
Title: Paper Presentation - Effects of Fiber Rope – Seabed Contact on Subsequent Rope Integrity - Ray Ayers and Cesar Del Vecchio, Stress Engineering Services, Inc., et. al, OTC 2013 - 05/13 ( 807.4 KB )