Key Elements of Subsea Tiebacks

Starts: Tue, Mar 5, 2019 8:30 AM
Ends: Tue, Mar 5, 2019 4:30 PM
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A one-day workshop designed to educate professionals on the key elements of subsea tiebacks – subsea, umbilicals, risers, flowlines (SURF). This workshop is conducted under the auspices of the Society for Underwater Technology in the U.S. (SUT-US). 

For registered professional engineers, this course counts for 6 professional development hours.

Cost: $500 if paid before February 9, 2019. $600 if paid after February 9, 2019.


Agenda


8:00am - 8:30am: Breakfast
 
8:30am - 8:35am: Introduction
Don Schlater – SUT-US Treasurer and Training Committee Chairman
 
8:35am - 10:15am: Session 1: Setting the Scene
Karl Schnakenburg – Subsea Engineering Advisor, BHP Billiton (Petroleum)
· Journey into Deepwater · Example Layouts · Subsea Tiebacks
· Subsea Developments - Drivers and Issues · Key Components
 
10:15am – 10:30am: Morning Break
 
10:30am – 12:15pm: Session 2: Subsea Elements
Christopher Curran, Senior Consultant, CJC Enterprises
· System Considerations · Control Systems
· Subsea Completions · Manifolds and Tie-in Systems
 
12:15pm – 1:00pm: Lunch
 
1:00pm – 2:30pm: Session 3: Umbilicals, Risers and Flowlines
Chuck Horn – Senior Advisor, NanoRidge Materials, Inc.
· Flowline Tie-ins · Offshore Flowlines/Pipelines · Subsea Production Control Umbilicals
 
2:30pm – 2:45pm: Afternoon Break
 
2:45pm – 3:45pm: Session 4: Production Handling Agreements
Don Schlater – Senior Technical Advisor; Retired, BP
 
3:45pm - 4:30pm: Wrap-up and Q&A
 

5:00pm - 7:00pm: Opening Night Exhibit Hall Reception

Networking event after workshop with colleagues over food and drinks, sponsored by Oil States.





 

 





 





























 

Registration Instructions


There are four ways to register for this workshop:

  1. ONLINE: Click here
  2. E-MAIL: Click here to download registration form and send to registration@pennwell.com
  3. MAIL: Download and mail completed registration form to:
    Subsea Tieback 2018 Registration Department
    PO BOX 973059, Dallas, TX 75397-3059
  4. FAX: Download registration form and fax to +1.918.831.9161 OR Toll-free +1.888.299.8057

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About the Presenters



Christopher CurranChristopher Curran, Senior Consultant, CJC Enterprises, LLC

Christopher Curran is an independent consultant having recently retired from BP where he was an Advisor within the Upstream Facilities Technology group. His work covers many aspects of subsea systems and controls and he is a focal point within the industry for the development of High Integrity Pressure Protection Systems for application in the Gulf of Mexico. He is Chairman of API 17F Subsea Controls, API 17O HIPPS and API 17V for Subsea Safety. He has over 40 years’ experience within the industry. Christopher has a degree in Physics from Bristol University and is founding Chairman of the Society for Underwater Technology’s USA Branch. He is a Chartered Engineer, a Fellow of the Society for Underwater Technology and of the Institution of Engineering and Technology.





Don Schlater, Retired
Mr. Donald Schlater is a licensed Professional Engineer with 40 years’ experience in Engineering, Sales and Management. He was in the US Air Force, worked for ExxonMobil, Shaffer, Aker solutions, Castrol and retired from BP as Senior Technical Adviser. He has worked and lectured on 6 continents. He is a member of ASME, SPE, SUT and holds both BS and MS degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Tulane University, His hobbies include tennis , golf and traveling with his family.




 
 





Charles Horn, Senior Advisor, NanoRidge Materials, Inc
Chuck Horn has more than forty years of experience in the areas of subsea, deepwater, marginal field and floating production systems in the offshore oil and gas industry. The positions he has held include Systems Engineer, Department Manager, Engineering Manager, Project Manager, and Project Director. He has written and presented papers for OTC and other technical forums, organized and chaired sessions at industry technical forums, and authored articles for industry publications. He has organized and conducted numerous subsea production system schools, and he continues to lecture at local universities. Currently, he is focused on identifying and bringing new technologies to the subsea deepwater industry. 
 

 

Karl Schnakenburg, Global Engineering Advisor, BHP
Mr. Schnakenburg is a licensed professional Mechanical Engineer with over 35 years of worldwide offshore oil & gas experience in SE Asia, Australia, Canada, and S. America. He is a Global Subsea Project Advisor for BHP (Petroleum). He enjoys skiing, golfing, and spending family time with Sandra (spouse), Kyle (son) & Alexis (daughter).


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Event Location

Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center

900 E Market St
San Antonio, Texas 78205,
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