Rotary Drilling Unit V Lesson 1: Wind Waves And Weather (Historical Edition)
The purpose of this manual is to acquaint rig crews with the environment they will encounter offshore. The first part of the book covers basic meteorology and oceanography, as well as the observation and reporting of environmental conditions. The second part discusses the various types of offshore rigs and platforms; regulating agencies of rigs and equipment; the effects of the environment on offshore operations; and safety procedures that should be followed in severe weather and sea conditions. Other lessons in Unit V are also available.