June 2015 Issue – Subsea Production Ready to Replace Topsides

It is not, how much we have but how much we enjoy, that makes true happiness to a “SEAMAN’s life”, in reciprocation to our risks and sacrificial life at sea, while keeping ‘world-trade active’ and bringing ‘foreign-exchange’ to our country of origin. —Dr. Chandran Peechulli

We, ‘SEAFARERS ‘are the first International professionals, who are to be considered as the ‘International Citizens’ of Mother Earth. Seafarers Human Rights are to be safe-guarded in all respects, by all relevant authorities of human-nature, in the whole world, instead of them making claims and being disheartened in this corrupted world.

Over the past 15 years, subsea technology has moved from subsea wells, manifolds, flowlines and templates, to include subsea boosting, separation, and now, with Statoil’s Åsgard project, compression.

New technologies open possibilities for moving ever-larger sections of topside equipment to the seafloor, and DNV GL launched a research paper on Thursday examining the viability of subsea production replacing topside production platforms such as FPSOs.