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Deepwater innovations offshore Brazil

AuthorsHans Cozijn
Conference/JournalMARIN Report 76
Date1 Apr 2002
Reading time3 minutes

Brazilian oil company Petrobras has been working together with the university COPEE/UFRJ in Rio de Janeiro on the development of the Sub Surface Buoy (SSB) concept. This to tackle the problem whereby large vertical motions at the bow complicate the use of steel catenary risers (SCRs) from turret moored FPSOs. Report explains.


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