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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

Starting in 1992 with Hurricane Andrew, thousands of fixed steel structures located in the Gulf of Mexico were subjected to seven major hurricanes ending with Hurricane Ike in 2008. While most structures survived with little or no damage, hundreds of structures were severely damaged and over 250 structures were destroyed. Since all of the manned structures were evacuated in advance of the hurricanes and operations shut-in, there were no lives lost and no major environmental issues. The offshore structures industry responded with multiple comprehensive studies and updated guidance documents addressing everything from metocean conditions, jacket structures, topsides structures, drilling rigs...

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