(12) International Application Status Report

Received at International Bureau: 10 December 2019 (10.12.2019)

Information valid as of: 30 March 2020 (30.03.2020)

Report generated on: 18 September 2020 (18.09.2020)

(10) Publication number: (43) Publication date: (26) Publication language:
WO 2020/10879804 June 2020 (04.06.2020) English (EN)

(21) Application number: (22) Filing date: (25) Filing language:
PCT/EP2019/02541926 November 2019 (26.11.2019) English (EN)

(31) Priority number(s): (32) Priority date(s): (33) Priority status:
20181542 (NO)28 November 2018 (28.11.2018) Priority document received (in compliance with PCT Rule 17.1)

(51) International Patent Classification:
F16L 55/46 (2006.01)

(71) Applicant(s):
VETCO GRAY SCANDINAVIA AS [NO/NO]; Eyvind Lyches Vei 10 Sandvika 1338 (NO) (for all designated states)

(72) Inventor(s):
BASTESEN, Rolf, Sigvald; Eyvind Lyches vei 10 1338 Sandvika (NO)

(74) Agent(s):
BRP RENAUD UND PARTNER MBB; Rechtsanwälte Patentanwälte Steuerberater Königstraße 28 70173 Stuttgart (DE)

(54) Title (EN): A SAVER SUB FOR A CONNECTION SYSTEM AND A METHOD OF INSTALLING SUCH A SAVER SUB
(54) Title (FR): RACCORD D'USURE POUR UN SYSTÈME DE RACCORDEMENT ET PROCÉDÉ D'INSTALLATION D'UN TEL RACCORD D'USURE

(57) Abstract:
(EN): The present invention relates to a subsea fluid flow tubular connection system with an inboard hub 2 in fluid connection with piping of a subsea hydrocarbon exploration or production system and an outboard hub 3. The subsea fluid flow tubular connection system comprise a tubular saver sub 1 with an inboard hub connecting portion in sealing contact with the inboard hub 2 at a first end and an outboard hub connecting portion in sealing contact with the outboard hub 3 at a second end. A method of installing and exchanging such a tubular saver sub 1 is also disclosed.
(FR): La présente invention concerne un système de raccordement tubulaire d'écoulement de fluide sous-marin avec un moyeu intérieur 2 en connexion fluidique avec une tuyauterie d'un système d'exploration ou de production d'hydrocarbures sous-marin et un moyeu extérieur 3. Le système de raccordement tubulaire d'écoulement de fluide sous-marin comprend un raccord d'usure tubulaire 1 avec une partie de raccordement de moyeu intérieur en contact étanche avec le moyeu intérieur 2 au niveau d'une première extrémité et une partie de raccordement de moyeu extérieur en contact étanche avec le moyeu extérieur 3 au niveau d'une deuxième extrémité. L'invention concerne également un procédé d'installation et d'échange d'un tel raccord d'usure tubulaire 1.

International search report:
Received at International Bureau: 19 March 2020 (19.03.2020) [EP]

International Report on Patentability (IPRP) Chapter II of the PCT:
Not available

(81) Designated States:
AE, AG, AL, AM, AO, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BH, BN, BR, BW, BY, BZ, CA, CH, CL, CN, CO, CR, CU, CZ, DE, DJ, DK, DM, DO, DZ, EC, EE, EG, ES, FI, GB, GD, GE, GH, GM, GT, HN, HR, HU, ID, IL, IN, IR, IS, JO, JP, KE, KG, KH, KN, KP, KR, KW, KZ, LA, LC, LK, LR, LS, LU, LY, MA, MD, ME, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, MY, MZ, NA, NG, NI, NO, NZ, OM, PA, PE, PG, PH, PL, PT, QA, RO, RS, RU, RW, SA, SC, SD, SE, SG, SK, SL, SM, ST, SV, SY, TH, TJ, TM, TN, TR, TT, TZ, UA, UG, US, UZ, VC, VN, ZA, ZM, ZW
European Patent Office (EPO) : AL, AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HR, HU, IE, IS, IT, LT, LU, LV, MC, MK, MT, NL, NO, PL, PT, RO, RS, SE, SI, SK, SM, TR
African Intellectual Property Organization (OAPI) : BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, KM, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) : BW, GH, GM, KE, LR, LS, MW, MZ, NA, RW, SD, SL, ST, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW
Eurasian Patent Organization (EAPO) : AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, RU, TJ, TM

Declarations:
Declaration made as applicant's entitlement, as at the international filing date, to apply for and be granted a patent (Rules 4.17(ii) and 51bis.1(a)(ii)), in a case where the declaration under Rule 4.17(iv) is not appropriate
Declaration made as applicant's entitlement, as at the international filing date, to claim the priority of the earlier application, where the applicant is not the applicant who filed the earlier application or where the applicant's name has changed since the filing of the earlier application (Rules 4.17(iii) and 51bis.1(a)(iii))