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Retrobuoys installed on German offshore windfarm to replace failing anodes
Asset integrity and monitoring

Retrobuoys installed on German offshore windfarm to replace failing anodes

The complete system was custom designed for the application and had to be installed without diver intervention.
Delivery of a bespoke virtual management system
Asset integrity and monitoring Drilling and decommissioning Geo-services

Delivery of a bespoke virtual management system

Fairfield Energy, an experienced, late-life asset and decommissioning operator approached UTEC to find new alternatives to conventional methods of workflow management...
Subsea 3D laser survey
Asset integrity and monitoring Geo-services

Subsea 3D laser survey

To facilitate this survey, high definition 360° laser scans were completed at multiple locations around the five flanges, each scan capturing both the key flange...
Real time mooring line monitoring with MoorASSURE™
Asset integrity and monitoring Moorings and anchors

Real time mooring line monitoring with MoorASSURE™

The vessel is moored using nine mooring lines bundled in three sets of three lines around the turret chain table. Pulse supplied a real-time acoustic mooring line...
Monitoring accumulated conductor fatigue damage in the Gulf of Mexico
Asset integrity and monitoring Drilling and decommissioning

Monitoring accumulated conductor fatigue damage in the Gulf of Mexico

Analysis carried out before the project had given the conductor a fatigue life of just eight days, identifying the conductor top weld as the fatigue critical location...
Drilling with a sixth generation semi-sub in shallow water
Asset integrity and monitoring Drilling and decommissioning

Drilling with a sixth generation semi-sub in shallow water

The client became concerned about the implication of the campaign on the fatigue life of the wells, as the pre-drilling analysis had predicted a poor fatigue response...
Drilling at the limit of a jack-up’s rated water depth
Asset integrity and monitoring Drilling and decommissioning

Drilling at the limit of a jack-up’s rated water depth

High predicted vessel motions combined with the weight of the HP riser and BOP led to integrity concerns for the wellhead and conductor. The operator requested from...
Measuring the effect of BOP movement on conductor fatigue - Norwegian North Sea
Asset integrity and monitoring Drilling and decommissioning

Measuring the effect of BOP movement on conductor fatigue - Norwegian North Sea

The client wanted to determine the reasons for BOP movement and the potential effect on the fatigue life of the conductor. Pulse installed a number of INTEGRIpod sensors...
Real-time monitoring of riser system response during vessel transit in West Africa
Asset integrity and monitoring Drilling and decommissioning

Real-time monitoring of riser system response during vessel transit in West Africa

An operator in West Africa was proposing to transit 13km between two well locations with the riser still deployed. Analysis of the rig move identified the top region...