What is a subsea choke?

Asked by dperri 4 years, 3 months ago | 1 Answers


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wozniakmic 4 years, 3 months ago

The subsea choke (retrievable choke insert and choke body) is the primary flow control valve in the subsea system.

The choke functions as a flow/pressure control wear element when bringing on and shutting in a subsea well, thus taking the pressure differential across the choke as opposed to the tree or manifold gate valves.