Aberdeen-based oil and gas engineering company, Eserve International, have secured backing from the Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) to put together a new intelligent dimensional control survey and design platform
With the potential to deliver significant cost-savings for North Sea operators, Eserve’s solution provides a bespoke interface to extract laser scan data into a dimensional control space, which allows for efficient and effective planning of repair work.
Where previously two offshore agents may have been required, this new system allows one to complete the required task.
Dan Millard, co-founder and director of Eserve, said: “We’re delighted to have received funding and support from the Technology Centre for this project. It became clear after speaking with a number of major operators that the turnaround time for surveys is a significant issue to which our platform can offer a cost-effective and efficient alternative, which is already showing a 73% overall cost saving based on recent case studies.”
Rebecca Allison, asset integrity solution centre manager for the Oil & Gas Technology, added: “Our goal is to eliminate the impact of asset integrity on operational uptime by 2026. To achieve this we need to transform the way we maintain assets and new technology is at the heart of this. Eserve’s solution has great potential and we believe it can deliver significant benefits North Sea operators.
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