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1. (WO2018009073) SUBSEA METHANE PRODUCTION ASSEMBLY

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/009073    International Application No.:    PCT/NO2017/050176
Publication Date: Fri Jan 12 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Tue Jul 04 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: E21B 43/01
E21B 43/36
Applicants: AKER SOLUTIONS AS
Inventors: BILLINGTON, Anders
GORDEEVA, Tatiana
STEFANOV, Pavel
Title: SUBSEA METHANE PRODUCTION ASSEMBLY
Abstract:
A methane production assembly comprising a subsea well (3) extending from the seabed to a methane hydrate formation (5). The assembly comprises a well casing (7) extending into the subsea well (3), a subsea well control assembly (9), a submersible pump (17) in fluid communication with the methane hydrate formation, and a methane- water separator (29) having a water outlet(31) and a methane outlet (32). The submersible pump is arranged above the subsea well.