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PROPOSAL FOR

SUBSEA PIPELINE ENGINEERING DEPARTMENTAL TRAINING


1. OBJECTIVES
The purpose of this proposal is:

To present the responsibilities and roles of the Pipeline Engineering department


To define the scope of work to be covered by the department
To proposed suitable qualification for candidates of the Pipeline Engineering department
To prosed tools that will be used by the Pipeline Engineering department
To train and retrain, Oil and Gas professionals with up-to-date Pipeline design and Installation activities using
applicable industrial codes and standards

2. ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE PIPELINE ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT


The following are the role of the Pipeline Engineering department. These shall be subject to review and continual updating
when necessary:

The Pipeline Engineering department shall be responsible for all design and analysis related to deep and shallow
water Pipeline systems, and generation of all related documents.
The Pipeline Engineering department shall be responsible for all Subsea Pipeline design activities and Installation
analysis, and generate all related documents.
The Pipeline Engineering department shall be responsible for all interfaces with other department such as subsea
Risers &Hydrodynamic and Structures department, and shall supply required outputs (from design and analysis
calculations) to these departments as the case may be and received necessary inputs (for the design and analysis
calculations) from these departments as required.
The Pipeline Engineering department shall be responsible for all Pipeline systems technical training and
development of personnel for the Pipeline Engineering department.
The Pipeline Engineering department shall contributes in developing bids/tender documents for all prospective
Pipeline Engineering projects
The Pipeline Engineering department shall provide supports for Procurement, Construction and Installation SOW
The mentor task will be to transform the young engineers into Pipeline Engineers
Pipeline Engineers are to continue working on projects and work alongside Pipeline Mentor for Pipeline SOW to
consolidate the training obtained

3. SCOPE OF TRAINING TO BE COVERED


The following modules will be covered by the Subsea Pipeline Engineering department:
A. OVERVIEW TO SUBSEA INDUSTRY AND BASIC KNOWLEDGE
MODULE 01 - Introduction to Engineering Design and Subsea Environment Overview
Module Description
Overview of Oil and Gas Industry
Design concepts and procedures
Subsea engineering terminologies
Basic engineering calculations and useful formulas
Subsea Pipeline Engineering design codes and standards including their application
Reporting
Design review cycles
Sourcing technical data from design basis
MODULE 02 - Introduction to Design Basis and its items
Module Description
Developing Design Basis and Briefs
Understanding Met-ocean data
Overview to Pipeline design activities
Overview to Pipeline Installation analysis
B. PIPELINE DESIGN ACTIVITIES IN SUBSEA ENVIRONMENT
MODULE 01 - Pipeline design activities using basic tool
Module Description
Basic Tools
Microsoft word usage
Advanced Excel usage and VBA
AutoCAD Usage
MathCAD Usage
Pipeline Characteristic Spreadsheet Development
Introduction to Pipeline Material Selection
MODULE 02 - Route Verification Analysis
Module Description
Introduction to Route Verification
Developing Calculation spreadsheet
Bathymetry and its application
Geotechnical data and its application
Exercise
Interpretation of result and preparing Report
MODULE 03 Pipeline Mechanical Sizing (Wall Thickness) Design
Module Description
Introduction to Wall Thickness Calculation
Application of codes and standards to Pipeline Mechanical sizing for both shallow and deep water projects
Developing Calculation spreadsheet
Exercise
Interpretation of result and preparing Report
MODULE 04 - Expansion Analysis
Module Description
Introduction to Expansion Analysis

Application of codes and standards to Pipeline Expansion analysis


Developing Calculation spreadsheet
Exercise
Interpretation of result and preparing Report

MODULE 05 - On-Bottom Stability Analysis (OBS)


Module Description
Introduction to OBS
Application of codes and standards to Pipeline OBS
Developing Calculation spreadsheet
Exercise
Interpretation of result and preparing Report
MODULE 06 Pipeline Corrosion Studies
Module Description
Introduction to Pipeline Corrosion in Subsea environment
Internal corrosion studies and mitigation
External corrosion studies and mitigation with focus on Cathodic Protection design
Application of codes and standards to Pipeline Cathodic Protection design
Developing Calculation spreadsheet
Exercise
Interpretation of result and preparing Report
MODULE 07 - FreeSpan Analysis
Module Description
Introduction to Free Spanning analysis
VIV studies in Freespan
Fatigue studies in freespan
Application of codes and standards to Pipeline Freespan Analysis
Developing Calculation spreadsheet
Exercise
Interpretation of result and preparing Report
MODULE 08 - Lateral and Upheaval Buckling Screening Check
Module Description
Introduction to Lateral and Upheaval Buckling
Causes of Pipeline Lateral Buckling
Application of codes and standards to Pipeline Lateral Buckling
Developing Calculation spreadsheet
Application of Abaqus software to analysis Pipeline Buckling challenges
Exercise
Interpretation of result and preparing Report

MODULE 09 Crossing Analysis


Module Description
Introduction to Pipeline Crossing in subsea environment
Application of codes and standards to crossing analysis
Pipeline Crossing mitigation
Developing Calculation spreadsheet
Application of Sage Profile software to Crossing analysis
Exercise
Interpretation of result and preparing Report

MODULE 10 On-Bottom Roughness Analysis (OBR)


Module Description
Introduction to OBR
Developing Calculation spreadsheet
Exercise
Interpretation of result and preparing Report
MODULE 11 Rigid Riser and Spool In-Place Analysis
Module Description
Introduction to Rigid Risers and Spool
Application of Stress analysis and studies to Riser and Spool Design
Application of codes and standards to Riser and Spool Design
Application of Caesar II software to Riser and Spool Design
Developing Calculation spreadsheet
Exercise
Interpretation of result and preparing Report
MODULE 12 Pipeline and Appurtenances Requisition
Module Description
Introduction to Pipeline and Fittings Requisition (MTO)
Developing Calculation spreadsheet for Pipeline Requisition
Exercise
Interpretation of result and preparing Report

C. PIPELINE INSTALLATION IN SUBSEA ENVIRONMENT


MODULE 01 Pipeline Installation in Shallow Water Environment
Module Description
Pipeline Installation Methods in Shallow water environment
Introduction Pipeline Static Normal Lay Analysis
Modeling Normal Lay using Offpipe software
Interpretation of result and preparing Report
MODULE 02 Pipeline Installation-Initiation Analysis
Module Description
Introduction Initiation Analysis
Modeling Initiation using Offpipe
Interpretation of result and preparing Report
MODULE 03 Pipeline Installation-Abandonment and Recovery Analysis
Module Description
Introduction A&R Analysis
Modeling A&R using Offpipe
Interpretation of result and preparing Report
MODULE 04 Pipeline Installation-Laydown Analysis
Module Description
Introduction Laydown Analysis
Modeling Laydown using Offpipe
Interpretation of result and preparing Report
MODULE 05 Pipeline Installation-Dynamic Analysis
Module Description
Introduction to Dynamic analysis
Interpretation of result and preparing Report

MODULE 06 Pipeline Installation-Deep water application (Using Orcaflex Software)


Module Description
Introduction to Pipeline Installation in deep water environment
Installation Methods and Application in deep water projects
Tools used to analysis Deep water Pipeline installation
Hydrodynamics and Metocean application in Deep water pipeline installation
Modelling Running statics analysis in Orcaflex
Modelling Running dynamics analysis in Orcaflex
Generating script files in Orcaflex
Orcaflex preprocessing and post processing
Fatigue application in Orcaflex
VIV application in Orcaflex
4. Required Tools and Resources from the University
Trainees will be provided with up-to-date computers with fast processing unit speeds and large hard disk space. The
following software will be installed on the computers to enable the training of the personnel

Microsoft Office Application


OrcaFlex
MathCAD
AutoCAD
Offpipe

Sage Profile
Caesar II
Abaqus

5. Required Code and Standard from the University


Relevant API Codes and Standards
Relevant ASME Codes and Standards
Relevant DNV Codes and Standards
Relevant ISO & BS Codes and Standards
6. PIPELINE ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT (Admission Requirement)
Second Class Honors (Upper division) Graduate engineers with Mechanical engineering, Production engineering,
or Civil/structure engineering background with very sound engineering minds and judgment will be preferred
Oil and Experience Graduate engineers with Second Class Honors (Lower division) that are potentially stable on
employment can also be considered.
Training resources will be developed by the Trainer or mentor