This publication provides guidance for the life cycle integrity management of caissons in order to facilitate good practice throughout the industry.
The guidance introduces the topic of caisson life cycle and how to address caissons within the integrity management system. It provides guidance and information on associated inspection techniques, risk assessment approaches, caisson design and analysis and brownfield repair. A number of case studies are included in an Annex A to share experienced failures in the field and the resulting lessons learned.
This guidance should be read in conjunction with Guidance for corrosion management in oil and gas production and processing.