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New Designs Enable Subsea Controls to go Further and Deeper

17 July 2012

Several issues need to be considered to design and configure a subsea development to be controlled and operated over a significant distance. With production drilling in ever deeper waters, currently approaching 3,000 m (circa 10,000 ft), and completed subsea wells being required to flow over ever greater distances, currently approaching 160 km (100 mi), the options include hydraulic or electrical control, chemical injection, and communications.

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