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DNV-RP-O501 Managing sand production and erosion

Recommended practice

Edition 2015-08 - Amended 2021-09

The objective of this recommended practice (RP) is to provide guidance on how to safely and cost effectively manage the consequences of sand production and erosion through the different stages of design and operation of oil and gas production facilities.


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