Part 3 of the 5 part Expanding Facilities Knowledge series, this session presents an
overview of deepwater floating production systems used by the oil and gas
industry. A summary of the main characteristics of different floating production system types (TLP, Spar,
Semisubmersible and Monohull) will be given along with the pros and cons of
each system. This session will also present selected recent innovations and future challenges to the floating
production systems. Methodologies and considerations on how to select a floating production system for oil and gas field development will be also discussed.
This workshop is aimed at imparting basic concepts and facilities knowledge to
graduate new hires and summer interns of EP companies and contractors, while
allowing opportunities for networking with other young industry professionals
in the industry.