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EG50R1: OFFSHORE STRUCTURES & SUBSEA SYSTEMS (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

This course will equip students with the required knowledge of offshore and subsea oil and gas production systems, and to enable them to gain an appreciation of the infrastructure and facilities that need to be removed during decommissioning.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Antonios Karadimos

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • One of Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied) or Master of Engineering in Civil Eng with Subsea Technology or Master of Engineering in Mech Eng with Subsea Technology
  • One of Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied) or EG4013 Meng Individual Project (Passed) or EG4513 Individual Project Abroad (Meng) (Studied)
  • Either Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied) or Programme Level 5
  • Engineering (EG) (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course will introduce students to various aspects of offshore structures and subsea systems, including field architecture, subsea hardware and subsea pipelines, and how such systems are maintained and monitored. The technical and engineering challenges related to oil and gas production in subsea fields around the world, as they relate to end of life operations and decommissioning will be addressed.


Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers


Summative Assessments

Continuous assessment: A report on the different elements of subsea production infrastructure and the challenges they each pose in decommissioning campaigns (30%; Three hour written examination (70%).

The re-sit will comprise of re-doing the failed element/s (exam and/or coursework assessment/s) from the 1st attempt with a maximum CGS mark of D3. The marks for other elements (successfully passed) will be carried over. Resit mark of either RP or RF will be recorded).

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

a) Students can receive feedback on their progress with the Course  on request at the weekly tutorial/feedback sessions or via the online discussion boards.
b) Students will get feedback from their continuous assessments.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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