Maintaining the downward trajectory of decommissioning costs.
The OGA’s UKCS Decommissioning Cost Estimate 2020 report shows the total cost have fallen by a further 2%. We discuss how industry can maintain the downward trajectory.
Optimising FPSO maintenance by taking a risk-based approach.
A typical FPSO can be performing up to 40% of unnecessary maintenance because they are unable to quantify the effect of extending maintenance intervals.
AS 9100 & ISO 9001 QMS: Get value from Internal Audits.
The need for an organisation to implement an internal audit programme is a fundamental requirement of both AS9100 series standards and ISO 9001:2015 standards.
Owners look to lay-up as they navigate COVID-19 trade declines.
Reactivation requirements, anchorage choice and how best to protect their tonnage among the key challenges facing operators.
Looking forward to Australia's future in renewable energy.
Whilst fully-commercial hybrid power plants are still a way off, pumped storage, batteries and green hydrogen can all play a part in Australia’s energy transition.
The strategies to success for conducting remote HAZID & HAZOP studies.
As well as being crucial to mitigating safety and environmental risks, Hazard Identification (HAZID) and Hazard and Operability (HAZOP) studies are often on the critical path for project execution.
Floating offshore wind - a national prize or a lost opportunity?
Mark Spring discusses the key points from the latest SSE report, exploring opportunities for the UK and why floating wind is key to meeting the Government's 2030 target.
Delivering enhanced ROI from asset management data in Oil and Gas
How to realise the benefits of digital technologies
Decarbonisation viewpoint: why shipping needs R&D support.
Esben Poulsson, President of the ICS on the need for an R&D programme to ensure the industry can deploy zero-carbon technologies and propulsion systems that meet IMO goals.
Life after IMO 2020: What’s next on the regulatory landscape?
Matthew Williams, LR’s Principal Specialist for Strategic Regulatory Projects, takes a closer look at developments and requirements for safety and environment regulation from now up to 2025.