||Qiang Bai, Yong Bai
||Gulf Publishing Company
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Nowadays, the offshore deep water oil wells are drilled to the greater and greater depth and the designers and engineers of the pipelines are confronted with the absolutely new technical problems, accordingly. Such problems commonly include the depth of the water, ocean currents, weather conditions, reliability of the equipment and, of course, the accessibility of the wells. The content of this book is mainly based on the authors' thirty years practical experience in the offshore industry. The authors of the book have provided readers with the comprehensive coverage of the whole spectrum of the related subjects in this discipline, starting from the installation of pipes and selection of the routing and planning of works up to the design and construction of pipelines, together with their installation in various underwater environments around the globe. This publication shall definitely be treated as a must-have and all-inclusive volume covering all recent technical breakthroughs in welding, corrosion prevention and inspection of pipelines, offering all interested readers a very easy-to-understand guidance to the design codes which are recognized and followed in many countries including US, UK, Norway and others. The reader will gain all required expert coverage of these codes and understand how to conduct a proper design of the pipelines and risers...