GB2468918B - Sub sea clamping mechanism - Google Patents

Sub sea clamping mechanism

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Publication number
GB2468918B
GB2468918B GB0905335A GB0905335A GB2468918B GB 2468918 B GB2468918 B GB 2468918B GB 0905335 A GB0905335 A GB 0905335A GB 0905335 A GB0905335 A GB 0905335A GB 2468918 B GB2468918 B GB 2468918B
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Prior art keywords
clamping mechanism
sub sea
sea
sub
clamping
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Expired - Fee Related
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GB0905335A
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GB0905335D0 (en )
GB2468918A (en )
Inventor
David Edward Pugh
Wilfred Johnson Emmanuel Cox
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Subsea 7 Ltd
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Subsea 7 Ltd
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    • EFIXED CONSTRUCTIONS
    • E21EARTH DRILLING; MINING
    • E21BEARTH DRILLING, e.g. DEEP DRILLING; OBTAINING OIL, GAS, WATER, SOLUBLE OR MELTABLE MATERIALS OR A SLURRY OF MINERALS FROM WELLS
    • E21B41/00Equipment or details not covered by groups E21B15/00 - E21B40/00
    • E21B41/04Manipulators for underwater operations, e.g. temporarily connected to well heads
    • EFIXED CONSTRUCTIONS
    • E21EARTH DRILLING; MINING
    • E21BEARTH DRILLING, e.g. DEEP DRILLING; OBTAINING OIL, GAS, WATER, SOLUBLE OR MELTABLE MATERIALS OR A SLURRY OF MINERALS FROM WELLS
    • E21B17/00Drilling rods or pipes; Flexible drill strings; Kellies; Drill collars; Sucker rods ; Cables; Casings; Tubings
    • E21B17/01Risers
    • EFIXED CONSTRUCTIONS
    • E21EARTH DRILLING; MINING
    • E21BEARTH DRILLING, e.g. DEEP DRILLING; OBTAINING OIL, GAS, WATER, SOLUBLE OR MELTABLE MATERIALS OR A SLURRY OF MINERALS FROM WELLS
    • E21B17/00Drilling rods or pipes; Flexible drill strings; Kellies; Drill collars; Sucker rods ; Cables; Casings; Tubings
    • E21B17/01Risers
    • E21B17/017Bend restrictors for limiting stress on risers
    • EFIXED CONSTRUCTIONS
    • E21EARTH DRILLING; MINING
    • E21BEARTH DRILLING, e.g. DEEP DRILLING; OBTAINING OIL, GAS, WATER, SOLUBLE OR MELTABLE MATERIALS OR A SLURRY OF MINERALS FROM WELLS
    • E21B19/00Handling rods, casings, tubes or the like outside the borehole, e.g. in the derrick
    • 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
    • F16BDEVICES FOR FASTENING OR SECURING CONSTRUCTIONAL ELEMENTS OR MACHINE PARTS TOGETHER, e.g. NAILS, BOLTS, CIRCLIPS, CLAMPS, CLIPS, WEDGES, JOINTS OR JOINTING
    • F16B7/00Connections of rods or tubes, e.g. of non-circular section, mutually, including resilient connections
    • F16B7/04Clamping or clipping connections
    • F16B7/044Clamping or clipping connections for rods or tubes being in angled relationship
    • F16B7/048Clamping or clipping connections for rods or tubes being in angled relationship for rods or for tubes without using the innerside thereof
    • 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
    • F16L1/14Laying or reclaiming pipes on or under water between the surface and the bottom
    • F16L1/15Laying or reclaiming pipes on or under water between the surface and the bottom vertically
    • 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
    • F16L3/00Supports for pipes, cables or protective tubing, e.g. hangers, holders, clamps, cleats, clips, brackets
    • F16L3/22Supports for pipes, cables or protective tubing, e.g. hangers, holders, clamps, cleats, clips, brackets specially adapted for supporting a number of parallel pipes at intervals
    • F16L3/237Supports for pipes, cables or protective tubing, e.g. hangers, holders, clamps, cleats, clips, brackets specially adapted for supporting a number of parallel pipes at intervals for two pipes
GB0905335A 2009-03-27 2009-03-27 Sub sea clamping mechanism Expired - Fee Related GB2468918B (en)

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GB2468918A true GB2468918A (en) 2010-09-29
GB2468918B true GB2468918B (en) 2013-06-05

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Families Citing this family (4)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
GB2492836B (en) * 2011-07-14 2013-07-03 Subsea 7 Uk Service Company Ltd Improvements relating to pipelaying
US20160168925A1 (en) * 2013-08-05 2016-06-16 Agr Subsea, A.S. Method for installing an external line on a deployed drilling riser
CN103939670B (en) * 2014-05-07 2015-12-30 江苏巨鑫石油钢管有限公司 A robust pipeline type
GB2527845B (en) * 2014-07-04 2017-04-05 Subsea 7 Norway As Anchoring subsea flexible risers

Citations (3)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US3749429A (en) * 1970-09-22 1973-07-31 Brown & Root Universal offshore pipeline riser clamp assembly
US4116015A (en) * 1977-01-03 1978-09-26 Hydrotech International, Inc. Method and apparatus for remotely attaching a riser pipe to an offshore structure
WO2007012122A1 (en) * 2005-07-27 2007-02-01 Grey Dog Designs Pty Ltd A clamp

Patent Citations (3)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US3749429A (en) * 1970-09-22 1973-07-31 Brown & Root Universal offshore pipeline riser clamp assembly
US4116015A (en) * 1977-01-03 1978-09-26 Hydrotech International, Inc. Method and apparatus for remotely attaching a riser pipe to an offshore structure
WO2007012122A1 (en) * 2005-07-27 2007-02-01 Grey Dog Designs Pty Ltd A clamp

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Effective date: 20160327