Sea submersible drilling platform for work in shallow water

 

(57) Abstract:

The invention relates to the field of hydraulic structures and is intended for use in shallow water. In the sea submersible drilling platform, comprising a housing in the form of a hull-borne pontoon ballast compartments and pump compartments, on which is mounted rack installed on her upper Playground and equipment, building platform made with simplified ship's contours, while the platform is equipped with waterproof mines descent into ballast tanks and pump rooms, and mine is made in the form of columns, passing from the upper deck of the platform to the deck of the hull in the area of the pumping units. Deck the upper deck and hull in the area of the pumping compartments made with holes for the passage of the columns, equipped with lukovima closing. Columns mines descent into the ballast pump room is cylindrical and shaft Assembly equipped with ladders and transitional sites. Deck the upper deck is equipped with equipment in modular form. The invention increases the ease of use, reliability, and security platforms. 3 C.p. f-crystals, 4 Il.

The invention relates to the field hydrotechnology platform for operations in shallow water Jack-up type, containing the pontoon equipment and retractable supporting column (see , for example, the magazine "Ocean Industry" Vol. 24, N 9, 1989, p 32 platform Ocean Master), which disadvantage is their high cost and complexity of the design due to the presence of the lifting mechanism of the support columns.

Also known sea submersible drilling platform in shallow water, comprising a housing in the form of a hull-borne pontoon ballast compartments and pump compartments, on which is mounted rack installed on her upper Playground equipment (see "journal of Ocean Industry, Vol. 24, N 9, 1989, S. 101, platform Swamp Master - prototype).

The disadvantage of the prototype is the presence of significant towing resistance in the transport position due to the rectangular shape of the pontoon hull-borne, as well as the complexity of maintaining the ballast compartments and pump-rooms due to the lack of safe access to them when submerged pontoon.

The technical result of the invention is to improve the reliability and security design, and ease of use.

This is achieved in the marine submersible drilling platform for work in shallow water, comprising a housing of hell installed on her upper Playground equipment the fact that the building platform is designed with simplified ship's contours, while the platform is equipped with waterproof mines descent into ballast tanks and pump rooms, and mine is made in the form of columns, passing from the upper deck of the platform to the deck of the hull in the area of the pump-rooms, and deck the upper deck and hull in the area of the pumping compartments made with holes for the passage of the mentioned columns, equipped with lukovima closing.

This technical result is also achieved by the fact that the columns of mines descent into ballast tanks and pump rooms is cylindrical.

In addition, it is also achieved by the fact that mine get into the ballast tanks and pump rooms are equipped with ladders and transitional sites.

While this technical result is also achieved by the fact that the deck of the upper platform fitted with equipment in modular form, namely energy, technology, and service-domestic modules mounted on said deck with the possibility of replacement.

In Fig. 1 depicts the inventive marine submersible drilling platform for work in shallow water, side view in the transport position;

The claimed sea submersible drilling platform for work in shallow water includes a housing 1, made in the form of hull-borne pontoon ballast compartments 2 and pump 3 branches. The housing 1 is mounted rack 4 with the upper platform 5.

The housing 1 is made with simplified ship lines. The platform is equipped with waterproof mines 6 descent into the ballast compartments 2 and pump compartment 3. When this shaft 6 is made in the form of columns, going from deck 7 upper deck 5 to deck 8 of the housing 1 in the area of the pumping compartments 3. Deck 7 upper deck 5 and deck 8 of the housing 1 is made with holes 9 for the passage of the mentioned columns 6, equipped with lukovima the closure 10. When this column shafts 6 Assembly is cylindrical and provided with ramps 11 and transition areas 12. Deck 7 upper pad 5 provided with a derrick 13 with portal 14 and equipment in modular form, namely: energy 15, 16 technological and service-domestic 17 modules mounted on said deck 7 with the possibility of replacement. Pump compartment 3 are connected with the ballast compartments 2 through the holes 18, closed lid 19.

The claimed sea submersible drilling platform is the implementation of its housing 1 with simplified ship lines improves reliability when towing by reducing the towing resistance.

For staging platform on the ground in the compartments 2 of the housing 1 is made outboard water through a valve (not shown) of the pumping compartments 3. Execution of mines 6 vanishing waterproof and columns running from deck 7 upper deck 5 to deck 8 of the housing 1 in the area of the pumping compartments allows safe descent team members in the pump compartment 3 at a submerged position of the housing 1. The implementation of the columns 6 cylindrical minimizes the effects of external loads and, consequently, increases the reliability of the platform. The presence of mines 6 slides 11 and transition areas 12 provides ease of operation.

Execution equipment, including energy, technology, and utility-bit complexes in modular units 15, 16 and 17, mounted on the deck 7 of the upper platform 5, allows the optimal time to perform the replacement and/or modernization of the mentioned modules and platforms in General. This is especially important in shallow deposits, such as Taz Bay.

Thus, the claimed invention provides a significant increase in the reliability and safety of operation sea submersible borborema housing in hull-borne pontoon ballast compartments and pump compartments, on which is mounted rack installed on her upper Playground equipment, characterized in that the building platform is designed with simplified ship's contours, while the platform is equipped with waterproof mines descent into ballast tanks and pump rooms, and mine is made in the form of columns, passing from the upper deck of the platform to the deck of the hull in the area of the pump-rooms, and deck the upper deck and hull in the area of the pumping compartments made with holes for the passage of the mentioned columns, equipped with lukovima closing.

2. Sea submersible drilling platform under item 1, characterized in that column mines descent into the ballast pump room is cylindrical.

3. Sea submersible drilling platform under item 1, characterized in that the shaft Assembly in the ballast pump rooms are equipped with ladders and transitional sites.

4. Sea submersible drilling platform under item 1, characterized in that deck the upper deck is equipped with equipment in modular form, namely: energy, technology, and service-domestic modules mounted on said deck with the possibility of replacement.

 

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