Existing and Emerging technologies

Facilities and Decommissioning

Sub domain Technologies TRL Operators Case Studies
Data and Planning  Echoscope Realtime monitoring of equipment during reduced visibility   8-9  Chrysaor   
Multiple data source viewer for cross referencing data interpretation software   8-9  Chrysaor   
Decommissioning Estimation tools   8-9  Enquest   
Specialised Drone footage to support Decom   8-9  Enquest   
Software for Decom scheduling and optimisation   6-7  Chrysaor   
Game AI for decom planning, using Artificial Intelligence from computer Games industry to enhance planning software capability   1-3  TAQA   
Late life asset management  Solar powered - Low cost Autonomous Aid to Navigation adopted from Renewables industry   8-9  CNR   
Virtual Guard ship - Platform hosted transponder to create "ghost" entity above subsea infrastructure in AIS mapping systems   8-9  Apache   
Walk to Work modular gangway   8-9  CNR   
Alternative power generation for NUI status: Wind, Solar, Wave energy or Power Storage  6-7  Enquest   
Topsides and Jacket Decommissioning  Single lift Topsides Removal/Single lift Jacket removal using purpose built heavy lift vessels   8-9  Chrysaor/CNR/Enquest/Shell   
Pipeline bundle decommissioning using Buoyant Lifting technology   4-5  KNOC/Total  Bundle decommissioning Case Study  
Internal Lifting Tools for tubulars   4-5  Chrysaor   
Drill cuttings bed sampling methods, taking samples around platform footings   1-3  Enquest   
Accelerated corrosion decommissioning method 1-3    3Sci
Subsea Equipment Decommissioning  Subsea Equipment Decommissioning  8-9  Enquest   
Subsea Excavator for rockpad remedial works   8-9  Chrysaor   
Diamond wire saw optimisation for pipeline and umbilical cutting   8-9  Chrysaor   
Recording of as-left dimensions using 3D Real time Sonar   8-9  Chrysaor   
ROV operated Flange Bolt Cutter for pipeline/riser separation   8-9  CNR   
Shaped Charges to cut tie rods   8-9  Enquest   
Digital waste tracking and management   4-5  Shell   


The technologies referred to in this report are for illustrative purposes only and other technologies may be available. The OGA does not directly or indirectly endorse, recommend or guarantee any entity, product or technology referred to in this report.