DOI: 10.2118/29320-ms
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Yoshiyuki Makino, Toru Kagoura, Kenichi Ishii, Tadashi Fuku, E.H. Kawakama, Takumi Yamaguchi

Abstract: Abstract In 1993, Furukawa Electric delivered flexible pipes to PETROBRAS for use in deep offshore oil field at 500 m of water depth. This paper presents flexible pipe design points, development item, type approval and verification for deepwater applications. Introduction Offshore oil development is being extended to greater and greater water depth, as evidenced in the Atlantic off the coast of Brazil, the South C…

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