Fire on the offshore platform with drilling risers attached

Asked by bbenoit 4 years, 7 months ago | 1 Answers

What is/are the recommended procedure(s) to take when drilling riser cannot be disconnected and fire continues at the surface? Riser inaccessible due to presence of other risers and debris or design layout.


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deema 4 years, 7 months ago
Make sure cutting tools are available to cut the inner riser in the event that the riser must be disconnected to improve surface conditions. Another possibility is to ensure ROV override available on the subsea connector.

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