Controlling Underwater Noise from Offshore Gravel Islands During Production Activities

Open Access Report 2006

Noise Control Engineering

Noise Control Engineering (NCE) has performed a study investigating methods for reducing the underwater radiated noise resulting from oil and gas production operations on gravel islands. The purpose of this study is to develop noise control treatments that can reduce the underwater radiated noise from future gravel islands as compared with current designs. This study was performed for and funded by the US Minerals Management Service (MMS). This study was carried out with the cooperation and assistance of BP and Greeneridge Sciences, Inc.

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