Posts Tagged ‘blowout preventer’

Umbilical

Definition Umbilical refers in the oil and gas industry to the connections used offshore between the subsea equipment and platforms or floating production units and enabling the control from the surface. The umbilicals are made of steel or thermoplastic to be flexible and in the same time to resist to operating conditions. […]

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“BOP”

 Definition BOP is the acronym of Blow Out Preventer or Blowout Preventer. The Blow Out Preventer (BOP) is a safety equipment to prevent the well to blowout. Designed and engineered for high oil and gas pressures, it is installed on the top of the well casing to contain anything to pass […]

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Riser

Definition A Riser is a pipe carrying up the subsea oil and gas from the wellheads on the seabed to the floating unit on the surface. The risers may be used for drilling or production purposes.    Comments Drilling risers are categorised into two types: – Marine drilling risers used with subsea blow […]

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