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What would someone recommend if the FPSO cannot be disconnected from the Production Platform during emergency?

asked Jun 3, 2015 in Offshore-Upstream by abuHaferssas (320 points)
What would someone recommend if the FPSO cannot be disconnected from the Production Platform during emergency? No means of quick disconnect between the two facilities?

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answered Jun 3, 2015 by Normandy (21,000 points)
One should perform a study to assess the need for disconnecting FPSO in the event site conditions become hazardous (e.g. Production Platform instability, subsea blowout leading to extreme metocean conditions, fire and explosion risks form surface blowout).
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