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Terminology Explained: What is multiphase flow?

Terminology Explained: What is multiphase flow?

Karen Tay Because of its importance to the industry, in this edition of Terminology Explained, we cover the topic of multiphase flow.  And to do that, we have the writings of one of our experts.  Karen Tay is a Senior Pipeline Consultant with o ...

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From FMECA to RAM studies

From FMECA to RAM studies

Failure Modes Effects Analysis (FMEA) and its extension, Criticality (FMECA), is a process analysis tool used to identify potential failures that could affect the performance of a piece of equipment and/or asset. In the oil and gas industry, FMEA/FME ...

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Why frequency analysis in QRAs?

Why frequency analysis in QRAs?

Risk equals Consequence X Frequency. But why is so important to account for the frequency of events? ...

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Synergi products and ISO Certification

Synergi products and ISO Certification

Recently, DNV GL - Software successfully completed an audit confirming that our Synergi pipeline simulation and optimization products continue to comply with ISO 9001:2008. But why should you, as a current or potential partner with DNV GL - Software, care about this certification? How does this make your job any better?
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Welcome to the Simulation and Optimization blog from DNV GL - Software!

DNV GL – Software is proud to announce that we are expanding our informative Software blog, to include insights from our Simulation and Optimization product line. DNV GL offers several software products that support this domain, under the Synergi b ...

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Ageing Equipment items and the Bathtub Curve

Ageing Equipment items and the Bathtub Curve

One challenge that every reliability engineer face throughout their career is the lack of reliable reliability data. This issue “forces” most RAM modellers to utilise failure patterns that remain constant over time – the reason being only one: ...

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Support for API RP 2A-WSD 22nd edition and AISC 335-89 in Sesam GeniE

Support for API RP 2A-WSD 22nd edition and AISC 335-89 in Sesam GeniE

In this blog post we want to inform you about the latest updates regarding beam and tubular joint capacity checks introduced in Sesam GeniE version V7.1-12. It is a follow-up on a recent post we had about support for NORSOK N-004 Rev.3. The article i ...

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Where to focus (or not): Criticality Analysis

Where to focus (or not): Criticality Analysis

Criticality analysis enables RAM analysts to quickly identify the largest contributors to production losses and focus their efforts. Consider the number of equipment items present on a single platform; thousands? Being able to provide the same level ...

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Oil sands, another source of energy

Oil sands, another source of energy

Oil sands are becoming a source of energy which is driving the oil and gas industry to explore different technologies for processing and transporting heavy oil. The potential recovery of crude oil from oil sands is close to 1,2 billion barrels world ...

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Sesam Genie and support for NORSOK N-004, Rev.3

Sesam Genie and support for NORSOK N-004, Rev.3

In this blog post we will give a more detailed introduction to the NORSOK N-004 Rev.3 that has been introduced in Sesam GeniE lately. The article is written by my colleague Henrique Santos, Senior Software Engineer in DNV GL Software. As you might kn ...

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