Recent Questions tagged [blowout]

Upstream control valve failure
Asked 4 years, 3 months ago by palagianom 3 Answers

What are some of the scenario for an upstream control valve failure that may arise from the failure or inadvertent opening of a control or block valve segregating high and low pressure equipment. Any examples of mitigating or controlling the failure is a...

What happen if well control cannot be achieved with perforation of the riser and seawater hydrostatic head?
Asked 4 years, 3 months ago by mlraio5 1 Answer

When Hydrostatic Pressure is not sufficient to kill the well, what would happen if well control cannot be achieved with perforation of the riser and seawater hydrostatic head?

What would someone recommend if the FPSO cannot be disconnected from the Production Platform during emergency?
Asked 5 years, 2 months ago by ChemKB 1 Answer

What would someone recommend if the FPSO cannot be disconnected from the Production Platform during emergency? No means of quick disconnect between the two facilities?

What happen when a surface blowout occurs causing the Tension Leg Platform to sink?
Asked 5 years, 2 months ago by ChemKB 3 Answers

What happen when a surface blowout occurs causing the Tension Leg Platform to sink including its consequences and how to prevent it from happening?