Written by Graham Parker, Manager of Floating Production Systems, Intec Engineering Inc, Houston, this manual is based upon technical presentations and experience gained from numerous consultancy assignments undertaken in the course of his career. Over the last 15 years, Graham Parker has become recognised as a leading industry consultant for the successful design and construction of all types of FPSs. The manual has been written in response to the proliferation of FPSOs worldwide and the earth of experience relating to their trouble-free design and construction. The author has worked on major floating production developments worldwide and in all water depths, and has been personally responsible for a number of highly successful floating projects including: Texaco Captain; Petro Canada Terra Nova and Leviathan Sunday Silence.
Cost optimization in FPSO design - principle cost parameters etc.