• Tide cycle changes create challenges for passive compensation system operators, who must make manual adjustments to safely compensate for weight changes. Inclement weather and sea state variations create safety risks and increase downtime for offshore projects, and readjusting for errors in calculation increases operational time and costs. Based on global completion and post-completion intervention projects throughout more than a decade, NOV created a new motion compensation mode of operation implemented into the compensating coiled tubing lift frame (CCTLF). The solution offers operators automatic control with manual override capabilities, eliminating the need for manual stroke and compensation adjustments, preventing human error, and increasing safety.

    Read the full article from the March edition of E&P here.

    Published Date: 2018-03-09
    Source: National Oilwell Varco