Landing Shoulder

Definition(s)


Landing Shoulder

A shoulder or projection on the external surface of a riser coupling or other riser component for supporting the riser and BOP stack during deployment and retrieval. Sometimes referred to as Riser Support Shoulder.

Source: API RP 16Q, Recommended Practice for Design, Selection, Operation and Maintenance of Marine Drilling Riser Systems, First Edition, November 1993 (Reaffirmed August 2001). Global Standards

 

Landing Shoulder

Shoulder or projection on the external surface of a riser coupling or other riser component for supporting the riser and BOP stack during deployment and retrieval.

Source: API Specification 16Q, Design, Selection, Operation, and Maintenance of Marine Drilling Riser Systems, Second Edition, April 2017. Global Standards

Source: ISO 13624-1:2009, Petroleum and natural gas industries – Drilling and production equipment – Part 1:Design and operation of marine drilling riser equipment. Global Standards