Exploration & Production

GENERAL SPECIFICATION SUBSEA SYSTEMS
GS EP SPS 027

WOROV spread minimum requirements

00 Rev.

10/2008 Date

First issue Notes

This document is the property of Total. It must not be stored, reproduced or disclosed to others without written authorisation from the Company.

...................................7 ROV tooling package................6 Workshop cabin ............................................................7 Launch and recovery system..............................12 This document is the property of Total..................................................................3 5..............................................................................................................................................................................7 5....11 Interfaces with subsea production systems .................8 Remotely operated vehicle .......................................................................6 5.......4 5................................................. It must not be stored......................................................................................8 Operational limitations ...........................................2 6.............5 5....2 Interfaces with vessel ...3 3................................ Scope ........... WORKROV spread: personnel requirements ......3 ROV Superintendent Qualification..................Exploration & Production General Specification GS EP SPS 027 Date: 10/2008 Rev: 00 Contents 1.................................................................. Reference documents............................................................... Abbreviations .......... reproduced or disclosed to others without written authorisation from the Company..................11 8..............................................................................9 Generalities.......................................................................7 Umbilical winch .....................................................................................................5 Operator control cabin ........................10 6.............................. Interfaces .........................................................................................................1 8.........................................................................................4 4..................................................................................... Page 2/12 ..........................1 6....................................................... Maintenance requirements.................................... WOROV spread: material requirements ..................................3 2......... Definitions................................................10 ROV Pilot/Technician Qualification.....1 5.10 ROV Supervisor Qualification .......................................................5 5................................................................................................................8 5.............................5 5..11 7.....................7 TETHER management system ..........................................10 6....................................11 8....................................................2 5................................................................................

It is the CONTRACTOR’s responsibility to provide a safe. 2.Design and Operation of Subsea Production Systems . Scope The purpose of this General Specification is to define the minimum requirements for each WOROV spread. Reference documents The reference documents listed below form an integral part of this General Specification. reproduced or disclosed to others without written authorisation from the Company. Page 3/12 .Part 1: General Requirements and Recommendations Petroleum and Natural Gas Industries . The use of equipment and components that are field proven is strongly recommended. It must not be stored. The intent of this General Specification is to allow sufficient flexibility to maximize the benefits from CONTRACTOR’s experience and designs.Fluids . the applicable version of these documents. Unless otherwise stipulated. to be installed on vessels for the following applications: • Drilling support • Construction support • IMR operations • Survey applications.8 ISO 13628 .Design and Operation of Subsea Production Systems .Design and Operation of Subsea Production Systems . economic and technically fit for purpose WOROV spread.Exploration & Production General Specification GS EP SPS 027 Date: 10/2008 Rev: 00 1. including relevant appendices and supplements.1 Title Petroleum and Natural Gas Industries .9 ISO 4406 This document is the property of Total. However use of equipment not field proven shall be submitted to qualification program early in the project and approved by COMPANY. Standards Reference ISO 13628 ISO 13628 . is the latest revision published at the EFFECTIVE DATE of the CONTRACT.Design and operation of subsea production system Petroleum and Natural Gas Industries .Part 9: Remotely Operated Tool (ROT) Intervention Systems Hydraulic fluid power . equipment and personnel.Part 8: Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) Interfaces on Subsea Production Systems Petroleum and Natural Gas Industries .Method for coding the level of contamination by solid particles ISO 13628 .

which include the provision by CONTRACTOR of EQUIPMENT and CONTRACTOR’s PERSONNEL Means any location where CONTRACTOR shall perform the SERVICE Site This document is the property of Total. Page 4/12 . consumables and dedicated personnel means all activities to be performed by CONTRACTOR under the CONTRACT. Definitions ROV spread Service A complete ROV system including all equipment. It must not be stored.Exploration & Production General Specification GS EP SPS 027 Date: 10/2008 Rev: 00 Professional Documents Reference DnV Rules Title Rules for Planning and Execution of Marine Operation Regulations Reference Not applicable Title Codes Reference Not applicable Title Other documents Reference Not applicable Title Total General Specifications Reference GS EP SPS 001 GS EP SPS 007 GS EP SPS 016 Title Design philosophy and requirements for subsea stations Tie-in systems Subsea Chokes Inserts and Associated Running and Retrieval Tools 3. spare parts. reproduced or disclosed to others without written authorisation from the Company.

reproduced or disclosed to others without written authorisation from the Company. This document is the property of Total.Exploration & Production General Specification GS EP SPS 027 Date: 10/2008 Rev: 00 4. Abbreviations API DP GS HPU HSE IMR ISO LARS MSDS ROV SPS SWL TMS VHF WOROV American Petroleum Institute Dynamic Positioning General Specification Hydraulic Power Unit Health Safety and Environment Inspection Maintenance and Repair International Standard Organisation Launch And Recovery System Material Safety Data Sheet Remotely Operated Vehicle Subsea Production System Safe Working Load Tether Management System Very High Frequency Work Class Remotely operated Vehicle 5. CONTRACTOR shall provide two ROV spread with the same design. It must not be stored.1 Generalities A WOROV spread shall include the following equipment: • One control cabin • One launch and recovery system • One winch including the main lift umbilical • One hydraulic power unit (HPU) to energize the LARS and the winch • One remotely operated vehicle (ROV) • One tether management system (TMS) • One workshop • One ROV tooling package • One set of spare parts. For operations requiring two WOROV. using the same components and the same spare parts. WOROV spread: material requirements 5. Page 5/12 .

Except if otherwise specified by COMPANY it shall be delivered within a 20 feet container or smaller. In addition to the control cabin equipment CONTRACTOR shall provide the following equipments: • Two colour monitors for the COMPANY office • One DVD recorder for COMPANY office • Two colour monitors for the bridge.2 Operator control cabin The operator control cabin contains the operator control unit and all the surface electronic equipments required for the performance of the work.Exploration & Production General Specification GS EP SPS 027 Date: 10/2008 Rev: 00 5. Page 6/12 . The Operator Control cabin shall be equipped with the following devices. This document is the property of Total. It must not be stored. On Survey vessels CONTRACTOR shall complete the equipment mentioned here-above by typical survey equipment in accordance to the scope of work defined by Company. All video equipment shall be European PAL compatible. • The standard operator control unit • One video Overlay • One video switcher (minimum 8 inputs/8 outputs) • Two Video amplifiers • Two DVD video recorders • One colour monitor for each ROV camera • One colour monitor for the TMS video display • One colour video monitor to display the navigation system • Two ROV operator seats • One Computer desktop for reporting • One video printer • One video grabber • A permanent VHF marine radio with outside aerial • Communication with the workshop cabin and the WOROV launching area • Fire extinguisher for electrical installations • On DP vessels the Operator control cabin shall include a DP alert system. reproduced or disclosed to others without written authorisation from the Company. On drilling vessel only: • Two additional monitors for the rig floor (Ex proof) • If required by COMPANY the control cabin shall be class 2.

5 T additional dedicated to extra ROV skid.5 Umbilical winch The umbilical winch shall be designed taking into consideration the weight of the ROV + TMS + Tooling and 2. reproduced or disclosed to others without written authorisation from the Company. 5. The SWL of the LARS shall be calculated taking into consideration the weight of the ROV + TMS + Tooling and 2. 5. The calculation shall be done under the worse weather conditions stipulated within the contract. The LARS shall integrate an Aframe or a crane to launch/recover the vehicle to/from sea. All consumables shall be delivered with the respective MSDS • Direct communication with the control cabin and the WOROV launching area • Fire extinguisher for electrical installations. The winch shall be able to run the vehicle up and down with a minimum operating speed of 30 m/min. 5. The umbilical length shall not be less than the water depth + 20%. It must not be stored. The LARS shall be equipped with a direct communication system allowing the operator to communicate with the ROV control cabin and the ROV workshop.5 T additional dedicated to extra ROV skid. CONTRACTOR shall provide an orientation support tool (vertical/horizontal) compatible with the torque tool. This document is the property of Total. Depending of weather conditions and vessel support a cursor system or heave compensated system can be proposed by CONTRACTOR.Exploration & Production General Specification GS EP SPS 027 Date: 10/2008 Rev: 00 5.4 Launch and recovery system The LARS shall be designed to launch and recover the WOROV and its TMS from the vessel within the maximum weather conditions defined by COMPANY.6 ROV tooling package CONTRACTOR shall provide the ROV spread with a ROV tooling package in accordance with the scope of work. The workshop shall be supplied with: • All hand tooling for the maintenance of all ROV spread equipment • All spare parts required for the maintenance in accordance with CONTRACTOR preventive maintenance system • All necessary consumables for the performance of the work.3 Workshop cabin The WOROV spread shall be delivered with one workshop integrated to the vessel or integrated within a 20 feet container or smaller. The umbilical shall be armoured and anti-rotation type. In case a torque tool is required. Page 7/12 .

5. The TMS shall include a video camera and light for easy docking/undocking operations. It shall have several spare valves to be able to operate bi-directional functions at an operating pressure of 210 bars to face all various possibilities of ROV tooling installation required by the SERVICE. In any case the WOROV “shaft power” shall not be less than 100 hp. Pressure and flow to be selected in accordance with project specific tooling.7 TETHER management system Each WOROV spread shall be delivered with a TMS. It must not be stored.Hydraulic output pressure: 210 bars . The thrusters configuration can be vectored or axial. reproduced or disclosed to others without written authorisation from the Company.8. The vehicle shall have a minimum 200 kg payload over standard ROV fit (including the two manipulators) and must support buoyancy blocks if the payload need to be increased.1 Generalities The Vehicle shall have enough power to perform all tasks mentioned in the scope of work within the sea and weather limitations mentioned by COMPANY. top hat or cage type. If the type is not specified by COMPANY.8 Remotely operated vehicle 5. CONTRACTOR shall propose the best configuration in accordance with the scope of work. 5.Exploration & Production General Specification GS EP SPS 027 Date: 10/2008 Rev: 00 Except if otherwise specified by COMPANY.Hydraulic output flow: 30 l/min • Manipulator inspection camera with internal lights (mini colour camera mounted on extension bracket) • ROV knife • Grinder • AX/VX ring change tool (Drilling support and IMR applications Only) • High pressure water jet pump. This document is the property of Total. However the vehicle shall be designed to move in any direction using at least two thrusters. one main circuit for thrusters and one auxiliary circuit for the tooling. Page 8/12 . In any case the tether length shall not be less than 300 meters. If not otherwise specified by COMPANY the hydraulic requirements shall be as follow: . The vehicle shall be equipped with a twin hydraulic circuit. the following ROV tools shall be supplied by CONTRACTOR as standard equipment with the ROV spread: • Hydraulic dirty work package. The TMS shall be provided with a minimum tether length capacity of 400 meters.

The zoom shall be remotely controlled.8.8.Exploration & Production General Specification GS EP SPS 027 Date: 10/2008 Rev: 00 5. The WOROV shall include auto depth.1° accuracy). All cameras shall be design for PAL European system. 5.3 Beacon The WOROV shall be equipped with a permanently installed acoustic beacon which shall be compatible with the support vessel acoustic system.1 m accuracy) • Pitch and roll sensors (0.1 Gyro Octans 3000 Fiber Optic Gyro or equivalent (resolution must be better than 1°).1 m resolution.5 Navigation and positioning equipment The following equipment shall be provided: 5. All cameras installed shall be combined with adjustable lighting.5.8. auto heading and auto altitude modes.2 Vehicle sensors The WOROV shall be equipped with the following sensors: • Precision depth sensor (0.5. 5. It must not be stored. 5.2 Sonar Obstacle avoidance Sonar with a range of 1 to 150 m.8.5. However it shall be possible to control the focus manually from the surface. It shall be possible to use the beacon either in responder or transponder mode. This document is the property of Total. 5.3 WOROV cameras The WOROV shall be equipped with at least two video cameras. Page 9/12 .8. 0. reproduced or disclosed to others without written authorisation from the Company. The pan and tilt systems shall be remote controlled for elevation (± 90°) and azimuth (± 120°).8. • One seven functions arm located on the right side SCHILLING TITAN 4 or equivalent It shall use a master/slave interface with proportional control.4 Manipulator arms The WOROV shall be equipped two manipulator arms. 5. • One low light camera mounted on a pan and tilt system • One colour zoom camera mounted on a pan and tilt system.1 m accuracy) • Precision altimeter (0.8. The focus shall be automatic. • One five functions arm located on the left side SCHILLING RIGMASTER or equivalent.

It is CONTRACTOR responsibility to check the validity of the training courses for each personnel before to go offshore.9 Operational limitations The WOROV shall be able to operate within sea conditions and operational conditions defined by Company within the scope of work. 5. CONTRACTOR personnel shall have completed a BST and HUET training course before assignment to SITE. It is CONTRACTOR responsibility to check the validity of the certificate before to send the personnel offshore. Except if otherwise specified by COMPANY all personnel shall speak English. 6. reproduced or disclosed to others without written authorisation from the Company. The ROV crew will comprise qualified technicians in charge of operating and maintenance of the ROV spreads in accordance with the following requirements. Page 10/12 . 6. One ROV superintendent shall be added in case of 24 hours operation with two WOROV. It must not be stored. All personnel shall have a medical certificate up to date during the duration of the contract.1 ROV Superintendent Qualification • Have a formal technical education • Have a minimum ten (10) years experience with ROV offshore operation with a minimum five (5) years experience from a DP vessel as ROV Supervisor • Have a basic instruction in the capabilities and limitations of working on DP • Have basic knowledge on positioning system • Have a comprehensive knowledge of all tasks planned for ROV interventions • Have a comprehensive knowledge of HSE • Fully trained with comprehensive experience in manipulator operation and with ROV tool system. 6. WORKROV spread: personnel requirements Each WOROV spread shall be operated by a three man team (1 supervisor and two ROV operators/technicians) per 12 hours shift. All ROV personnel shall have the capability to operate and maintain the WOROV spread(s).2 ROV Supervisor Qualification The supervisor shall at all time fulfil the following position requirements: • Have a formal technical education • Have a minimum five (5) years experience with ROV offshore operation with a minimum three (3) years experience from a DP vessel as ROV Pilot • Have a basic instruction in the capabilities and limitations of working on DP This document is the property of Total.Exploration & Production General Specification GS EP SPS 027 Date: 10/2008 Rev: 00 The number of beacons provided shall allow covering 24h/24h operations with one beacon installed on vehicle.

Such request shall specify the maximum expected unavailability of the WOROV spread • Maintenance shall be performed by the standard ROV crew. 8. without interfering with operations • Maintenance shall be planned in co-ordination with COMPANY. This document is the property of Total. a request shall be issued for COMPANY approval. This list shall identify the most important spare parts to be available onboard the support vessel in addition to the common spare parts. Maintenance requirements CONTRACTOR shall provide a yearly maintenance plan for COMPANY review. electrical or electronic disciplines • Have a minimum of two (3) years experience with ROV offshore operation and maintenance including manipulating operation.Exploration & Production General Specification GS EP SPS 027 Date: 10/2008 Rev: 00 • Have basic knowledge on positioning system • Have a comprehensive knowledge of all tasks planned for ROV interventions • Have a comprehensive knowledge of HSE • Fully trained with comprehensive experience in manipulator operation and with ROV tool system. Page 11/12 . Interfaces 8. 7. A critical spare part list shall be issue by CONTRACTOR to COMPANY for review. with a minimum two (1) year experience from a DP vessel as ROV pilot • Have a comprehensive knowledge of all tasks planned for ROV interventions • Have a comprehensive knowledge of HSE • Fully trained with comprehensive experience in manipulator operation and with ROV tool system • Have a formal and documented course held by ROV manufacturer in operation and maintenance of proposed vehicle/system. The maintenance of WOROV SPREAD shall be performed in accordance with the following rules: • Equipment maintenance on the VESSEL shall be performed during stand by periods. It must not be stored. reproduced or disclosed to others without written authorisation from the Company. For each planned maintenance.3 ROV Pilot/Technician Qualification The ROV pilot shall fulfil the following position requirements: • Have a formal technical education in mechanical.1 Interfaces with vessel CONTRACTOR shall provide the WOROV spread with all the interfaces required to install the system onboard the vessel. 6.

8.Exploration & Production General Specification GS EP SPS 027 Date: 10/2008 Rev: 00 These interfaces are including. reproduced or disclosed to others without written authorisation from the Company. Page 12/12 . but not limited to the following: • Hoses and fitting for HPU water cooling • Electrical cables and connectors to connect the system to the vessel power • Hoses and fittings required to provide pressure air to the system • All material required to provide the video and communication signals from/to ROV facilities.2 Interfaces with subsea production systems The interfaces with the SPS shall comply with ISO 13628-8. It must not be stored. This document is the property of Total.

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