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Simultaneous operations 
Two or more different activities that are occurring close enough to each other that there is a risk of interference, clashing, or risk transfer.

Noteworthy papers in OnePetro

Ataya, Z. M. 2008. New Technique for Addressing SIMOPS Challenges During Installation of New Offshore Platform. Society of Petroleum Engineers.

Ogoke, V., Schauerte, L., Bouchard, G., & Inglehart, S. c. 2014. Simultaneous Operations in Multi-Well Pad: a Cost Effective way of Drilling Multi Wells Pad and Deliver 8 Fracs a Day. Society of Petroleum Engineers.

Salman, M. W. 2012. Simultaneous Drilling & Productions Operations (SIMOPS). Society of Petroleum Engineers.

See also

The Risk Management Tool Box Blog

Marine SIMOPs


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