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.
Market expansion & diversification over 10 years: what’s next for LNG?
Using LNG as a marine fuel is a sensible strategy amid tightening regulations, new economic realities and the development of the new zero carbon fuels of the future, says Panos Mitrou, LR’s Head of Gas.
A steady hand as Cruise looks to the future.
Joep Bollerman, LR’s Global Manager at Passenger Ship Support Centre in Miami, on lay‑up strategies, remote surveys and potential changes to cruise operations post‑COVID‑19.
AS 9100 & ISO 9001 QMS: Get value from Internal Audits.
The need for an organization to implement an internal audit program is a fundamental requirement of both AS9100 series standards and ISO 9001:2015 standards.
Long-term ambitions remain for offshore, despite COVID-19 challenges.
Oil price volatility since the start of 2020 has added to the challenge of COVID‑19 project delays in the oil and gas sector, but nonetheless opportunity remains strong, according to LR's head of offshore, Sean van der Post.
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.