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API BULL 2TD

Guidelines for Tie-downs on Offshore Production Facilities for Hurricane Season

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Organization: API
Publication Date: 1 June 2006
Status: active
Page Count: 14
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The oil and gas industry has experienced rig failures and movement of rig components during recent hurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico. Some, if not all, of the failures are attributable to the tie-down components. Occurrences on both fixed and floating platforms have resulted in significant platform damage as well as lost and/or deferred production. Recent experience shows that enhancements to current industry practice can improve tie-down performance during hurricanes.

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API BULL 2TD
June 1, 2006
Guidelines for Tie-downs on Offshore Production Facilities for Hurricane Season
The oil and gas industry has experienced rig failures and movement of rig components during recent hurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico. Some, if not all, of the failures are attributable to the tie-down...

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