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Ageing and Life Extension of Offshore Facilities

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Mamdouh M. Salama
Mamdouh M. Salama
MMS4Aim LLC, USA
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Alex Stacey
Alex Stacey
Health and Safety Executive, UK
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Gerhard Ersdal
Gerhard Ersdal
Petroleum Safety Authority, Norway
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ISBN:
9780791885789
No. of Pages:
326
Publisher:
ASME
Publication date:
2022

The North Sea offshore industry is now over 50 years old with the installation of the first platform in the North Sea in 1966. The majority of platforms have now exceeded their design lives and are considered to be ageing structures in the life-extension phase. Safe operation requires the implementation of structural integrity management systems that recognise the potential issues associated with damage, deterioration and obsolescence.

The UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE) Energy Division and Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority(PSA)have been very active in the development and promotion of good practice in the integrity management of ageing offshore installations from...

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