Oil and Gas Focus Group

Oil and Gas Focus Group

The Oil and Gas Focus Group was founded in 2016 and currently operates within the remit of the CFD Working Group.

The group’s activities comprise:

  • reviewing current industry guidance to identify where this is incomplete
  • preparing practical guidance and information relating to the use of CFD for application areas where current guidance is incomplete or there is an opportunity to provide improved guidance.

The group is currently developing guidance for CFD in the following areas:

  • atmospheric dispersion
  • helideck environment
  • natural ventilation assessment
  • fire modelling.

Application areas relating to flow assurance, process engineering, and subsea/hydrodynamics are also currently under review.

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