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ABS: Class Society (American Bureau of Shipping)
bbls: Barrels
bfpd: Barrels of Fluid per Day
bopd: Barrels of Oil per Day
bpd: Barrels per Day
bph: Barrels per Hour
bwpd: Barrels of Water per Day
BV: Class Society (Bureau Veritas)
CALM: Catenary Anchor Leg Mooring
CBM: Conventional Buoy Mooring
DNV GL: Class Society (Det Norske Veritas merger with Germanischer Lloyd)
DP: Dynamic Positioning
dwt: Dead Weight Tonnage
EPCI: Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation
FLNG: Floating LNG
FPS: Floating Production System
FPSO: Floating Production, Storage, and Offloading System
FSO: Floating Storage and Offloading System
FSRU: Floating Storage and Regasification Unit
FSW: Feet Seawater
FTL: Fluid Transfer Line
GTL: Gas to Liquids
HSEQ: Health Safety, Environment and Quality
ID: Inside Diameter
km: Kilometers
kts: Knots
LNG: Liquefied Natural Gas
LPG: Liquefied Petroleum Gas
LR: Class Society (Lloyds Register of Shipping)
LTI: Lost Time Injury
m: Meters
m/s: meters per second
MAWP: Maximum Allowable Working Pressure
MBPD: Thousands of Barrels per Day
MMscfd: Millions of Standard Cubic Feet per Day
MODEC: Generic term for MODEC, Inc. and its subsidiaries.
MOPU: Mobile Offshore Production Unit
NGL: Natural Gas Liquids
OCIMF: Oil Companies International Marine Forum
OD: Outside Diameter
OOL: Oil Offloading Line
ORQ: Oil Rig Quality
PIP: Pipe-in-Pipe
PLEM: Pipe Line End Manifold
PLET: Pipeline End Termination
ROV: Remotely Operated Vehicle
SALM: Single Anchor Leg Mooring
SCR: Steel Catenary Riser
SLHR: Single Leg Hybrid Riser
SLWR: Steel Lazy Wave Riser
SPM: Single Point Mooring
TSS: Turret Support Structure
ULCC: Ultra Large Crude Carrier
VLA: Very Large Anchor
VLCC: Very Large Crude Carrier