Oil and gas production involves a number of surface unit operations between the wellhead and the point of custody transfer or transport from the production facilities. This unit is designed to introduce offshore oil and gas production/processing operations. You will explore the theories and principles behind the production/processing of oil and/or gas for safe and economical storage and/or transport by pipelines. This unit will focus on a specific range of topics such as multicomponent/multiphase flow behaviour, emulsions, hydrate chemistry, dehydration, separator sizing and design etc. This is an advanced unit that builds on the knowledge gained in Thermal Engineering and Fluid Dynamics in the previous year.
|Unit name||Design of Offshore Systems|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Discipline||National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics|
|Coordinator||Associate Professor Vikram Garaniya|
|Available as an elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
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- Explain the fundamentals of oil and gas production and processing in offshore platforms
- Perform multiphase flow calculations involving oil and gas streams at extreme pressures and temperatures
- Employ a process simulator to model simple processes in oil and gas processing
- Explain the safety systems and risk assessment approaches in offshore oil and gas industry
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2 x 2-hr lectures and 1 x 2-hr tutorial weekly (13 weeks)
|Assessment||Final exam (40%)|Assessment Task 1 (25%)|Assessment Task 2 (25%)|Process modelling (10%)|
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