Petroleum and natural gas industries - Offshore structures - Part 1: General requirements
|Publication Date:||1 September 1997|
|ICS Code (Exploratory, drilling and extraction equipment):||75.180.10|
|ICS Code (General standards related to shipbuilding and marine structures):||47.020.01|
Specifies general principles for the design and assessment of structures subjected to known or foreseeable types of actions. The principles specified are applicable worldwide.The general principles are applicable to all types of offshore structures including bottom founded structures as well as floating structures. The general principles are applicable to all types of materials used including steel, concrete, aluminum, etc. The Standard is applicable to the design of complete structures including substructures, topside structures, vessel hulls, foundations, and mooring systems. The Standard specifies design principles that are also applicable to the successive stages in construction (namely fabrication, transportation and installation), to the use of the structure during its intended life, and to its abandonment. Generally, the principles are also applicable to the reassessment or modification of existing structures. Aspects related to quality control are also adressed.