GB2187256B - Apparatus for towing a pipestring at a controlled depth through a body of water - Google Patents

Apparatus for towing a pipestring at a controlled depth through a body of water

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GB2187256B
GB2187256B GB8704547A GB8704547A GB2187256B GB 2187256 B GB2187256 B GB 2187256B GB 8704547 A GB8704547 A GB 8704547A GB 8704547 A GB8704547 A GB 8704547A GB 2187256 B GB2187256 B GB 2187256B
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pipestring
towing
water
body
apparatus
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Ray Rolland Ayers
Frans Kopp
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Shell International Research Mij BV
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    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F16ENGINEERING ELEMENTS AND UNITS; GENERAL MEASURES FOR PRODUCING AND MAINTAINING EFFECTIVE FUNCTIONING OF MACHINES OR INSTALLATIONS; THERMAL INSULATION IN GENERAL
    • F16LPIPES; JOINTS OR FITTINGS FOR PIPES; SUPPORTS FOR PIPES, CABLES OR PROTECTIVE TUBING; MEANS FOR THERMAL INSULATION IN GENERAL
    • F16L1/00Laying or reclaiming pipes; Repairing or joining pipes on or under water
    • F16L1/12Laying or reclaiming pipes on or under water
    • F16L1/16Laying or reclaiming pipes on or under water on the bottom
GB8704547A 1986-02-28 1987-02-26 Apparatus for towing a pipestring at a controlled depth through a body of water Expired - Lifetime GB2187256B (en)

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US83508086A true 1986-02-28 1986-02-28

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GB2187256A GB2187256A (en) 1987-09-03
GB2187256B true GB2187256B (en) 1990-08-01

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US7559721B2 (en) * 2006-04-26 2009-07-14 Technip France Towing and installation method for deepwater pipelines and risers

Citations (9)

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US3368514A (en) * 1965-10-22 1968-02-13 Navy Usa Symmetrical self-alining cable fairing
US3531762A (en) * 1968-12-26 1970-09-29 Numak Inc Depth controllers for seismic streamer cables
US3531761A (en) * 1968-12-26 1970-09-29 Numak Inc Depth controllers for seismic streamer cables
US3895595A (en) * 1974-02-11 1975-07-22 Us Navy Paired cable drag reduction with non-newtonian fluids
US4033278A (en) * 1976-02-25 1977-07-05 Continental Oil Company Apparatus for controlling lateral positioning of a marine seismic cable
US4078513A (en) * 1976-12-09 1978-03-14 Uniroyal, Inc. Tow plate for floating boom
US4326821A (en) * 1980-07-31 1982-04-27 Solus Ocean Systems, Inc. Installing submerged pipeline
US4365574A (en) * 1980-06-23 1982-12-28 Fleet Industries One-piece snap-on foil-shaped low-drag fairing for long underwater cables
GB2137721A (en) * 1983-04-07 1984-10-10 Stichting Waterbouwkundig Lab Burying conduits

Patent Citations (9)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US3368514A (en) * 1965-10-22 1968-02-13 Navy Usa Symmetrical self-alining cable fairing
US3531762A (en) * 1968-12-26 1970-09-29 Numak Inc Depth controllers for seismic streamer cables
US3531761A (en) * 1968-12-26 1970-09-29 Numak Inc Depth controllers for seismic streamer cables
US3895595A (en) * 1974-02-11 1975-07-22 Us Navy Paired cable drag reduction with non-newtonian fluids
US4033278A (en) * 1976-02-25 1977-07-05 Continental Oil Company Apparatus for controlling lateral positioning of a marine seismic cable
US4078513A (en) * 1976-12-09 1978-03-14 Uniroyal, Inc. Tow plate for floating boom
US4365574A (en) * 1980-06-23 1982-12-28 Fleet Industries One-piece snap-on foil-shaped low-drag fairing for long underwater cables
US4326821A (en) * 1980-07-31 1982-04-27 Solus Ocean Systems, Inc. Installing submerged pipeline
GB2137721A (en) * 1983-04-07 1984-10-10 Stichting Waterbouwkundig Lab Burying conduits

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