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Bi-Directional High-Resolutionof a Subsea Flexible Riser
Presented by Thomas Mrugala, NDT Global and Arve Vestbø, Equinor (TBC)
Equinor, a North Sea, required an of a subsea pipeline used for transporting gas and gas condensate from a subsea template to a platform that was essential to the company’s ongoing operations. To assess the conditions of the critical parts of this asset, which had never been inspected, 720 m of 10" diameter flexible riser and end fittings needed to be examined.This paper will explore the practical application of NDT Global's, bi-directional, free-swimming, ILI ultrasonic ( ) , to provide unique insights into the condition of the flexible riser - including stretching of the inner carcass and the end fitting position status.
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