DOT 2013: Best Paper awards highlight closing ceremonies

The 2013 Deep Offshore Technology International conference and exhibition has closed with the recognition of those authors who presented exceptional presentations.

Offshore staff

THE WOODLANDS, Texas – The 2013 Deep Offshore Technology International conference and exhibition has closed with the recognition of those authors who presented exceptional presentations.

The winners are as follow:

Track 1:Field Architecture & Development Concepts, Floating Production Systems, Technology Development Initiatives, Advanced Materials, Deepwater Trends & Challenges, Construction & Installation.

Best Paper: Vortex induced Motions of a Column Stabilized Floater by Dr. Wei Ma of Chevron

Highly Commended: Lessons Learned From Template Installation in Harsh Environments by Tore Jacobsen of Subsea 7;

Combining High Fidelity Nonlinear Simulations with DNV Methodologies for Enhanced Dropped Objects Risk Assessment by Dr. Arya Majed of INTECSEA.

Track 2:Flowlines & Pipelines, Risers & Riser Technology, Subsea Technology, Subsea Boosting & Processing, Flow Assurance

Best Paper: Emulsion/Sludge-Induced Slugging in Subsea Tieback by Dr. Luo Wang of Shell Oil Co.

Highly Commended:Power Delivery and Umbilical Cable Optimisation for Long Offset Tie-Backs by Neil Douglas of Viper Subsea;

Deepwater Field Development: a New Generation of Riser Concepts to Overcome New Market Challenges by François Lirola of SAIPEM

Track 3: Well Construction & Drilling Operations, Asset Integrity, Mooring 7 Station-Keeping, Risk & Reliability, Safety & Environmental Management Systems.

Best Paper:Integrity Management for Low-Toughness Forged Mooring Components for Floating Structures, Dr. Albert Ku, Energo Engineering

Highly Commended:Exploration and Production Community Governance and Knowledge Growth within a Culture by Donald Forgie of Anadarko Petroleum;

Global Field Development Feasibility and Optimization Using Large Capacity Disconnectable Turrets by Engr. Guillaume Bonnaffoux of SBM Offshore.

10/25/2013

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