Method and system for circulating fluid in a subsea intervention stack

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8684089
APP PUB NO 20110011593A1
SERIAL NO

12735221

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The present invention relates to a fluid circulation system for circulating fluid in a subsea cavity, the cavity being filled with a first fluid and having first and second end ports. The system comprises a container (26) containing a second fluid, fluid lines (21, 27) extending from the container to the first and second end ports of the cavity, respectively, and a pump (22) for exchanging the second fluid provided in the container (26) and the first fluid provided in the subsea cavity (10). The invention also relates to a method for circulating fluid in a subsea cavity.

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FMC KONGSBERG SUBSEA ASKONGSBERG44

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Borhaug, Kristian Asker, NO 1 9
Herø, Gunnar Vøenenga, NO 1 9

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ENOVATE SYSTEMS LIMITED (2)
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* 2012/0241,161 FLUSHING SYSTEM 1 2010
 
FMC TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (5)
* 9482075 Retrieval of subsea production and processing equipment 0 2012
* 2015/0315,878 RETRIEVAL OF SUBSEA PRODUCTION AND PROCESSING EQUIPMENT 1 2012
* 9556713 Methods for retrieval and replacement of subsea production and processing equipment 0 2015
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