The riser and all integrated components, including subsea and surface equipment.
Source: API Standard 2RD, Dynamic Risers for Floating Production Systems, Second Edition, September 2013. Global Standards
Comprises the riser and all integrated components including subsea and surface equipment. EXAMPLE In tubing hanger mode, the system includes all components from tubing hanger to the top drive; in tree mode, the system includes all components from the wellhead to the top drive.
Source: API RP 17G, Recommended Practice for Completion/Workover Risers, Second Edition, July 2006 (Reaffirmed April 2011). Global Standards
The riser together with its supports, component parts and ancillary systems such as corrosion protection, mid water arch, bend stiffeners, buoyancy modules, bend restrictors, bend stiffener latching mechanisms, etc.
Source: Rules and Regulations for the Classification of Mobile Offshore Units, Part 3, Functional Unit Types and Special Features, June 2013, Lloyd’s Register, Global Standards