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The 4th Offshore Structures Reliability Conference, Houston, 2018

September 19 - September 20

Oseberg Field Centre

The overall goal of the Offshore Structural Reliability Conference (OSCRC) is to contribute to: understanding and documenting the collective knowledge of offshore structures reliability; harmonizing of different standards for structural design; maximizing the learnings from operational experience

Relevant topics for the conference include:

  • Past to the future – Codes, Standards and practices – are we consistent
  • Risks – in the life cycle – from Design to Decommissioning – is it balanced?
  • Linking design, fabrication, operation and assessment – service life extension
  • Identify gaps, inconsistencies and areas of study
  • Safety versus economics (e.g. the ALARP principle)

It will be of interest to operators, industry organizations, regulators and academics.

The 2018 conference, arranged by API, will have special focus on integrity management and life time extension of offshore structures. This is fundamental to optimal utilization of the infrastructure already built and an enabler for several future field developments based on tie-in.

For more details, please contact the chair of IOGP Offshore Structures subcommittee: Simen Moxnes smox@equinor.com

Conference history:

IOGP launched the first Offshore Structures Reliability Conference in 2012, hosted by BP in London. The second was hosted by API in Houston, in 2014, and the third was hosted by Statoil in Stavanger, in 2016. The 2016 proceeding can be accessed at https://www.ntnu.edu/osrc2016-iogp


September 19
September 20
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