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Title:
FLUID COMMUNICATION
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2015/067928
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
A flexible pipe, a method of testing a seal and an end fitting are disclosed. The flexible pipe comprises a segment of flexible pipe body (100) comprising a first pipe body end and a further pipe body end and at least one end fitting (305) comprising at least one external port (330) and a corresponding fluid communication passageway extending between the port and a location between a pair of spaced apart seal elements (355,360) sealed against at least one internal fluid retaining layer (364) of the flexible pipe body. The fluid communication pathway is pressure resistant to at least about around 1400 psi for communicating pressure between the external port and the location between the pair of spaced apart seal elements.

Inventors:
ROBERTS ANDREW PETER (GB)
DUFFELL CHRISTOPHER JAMES (GB)
BALDWIN LAURENCE JAMES (GB)
Application Number:
GB2014/053267
Publication Date:
July 16, 2015
Filing Date:
November 04, 2014
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Assignee:
GE OIL & GAS UK LTD (GB)
International Classes:
F16L11/08; F16L17/10; F16L33/01
Domestic Patent References:
WO2013005000A22013-01-10
WO2000017479A12000-03-30
WO2008053142A22008-05-08
Foreign References:
FR2816389A12002-05-10
EP1077343A22001-02-21
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
SECERNA LLP (The Catalyst, Baird LaneHeslington Eas, York Yorkshire YO10 5GA, GB)
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