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EM&I Group Announce New CEO

January 22nd, 2018

World leading asset integrity services provider EM&I announces the appointment of Mr Pat Lawless as CEO of the EM&I Group. Pat has been a key member of the team approaching five years through his role as COO and takes over from Mr Danny Constantinis who heads up the board as... Read more

EM&I has appointed Neil Woodcock as Regional General Manager for the Europe Africa Region. Neil has previously worked as Resident Country and Operations Manager for SBM´s Offshore facilities in Vietnam, Turkmenistan, Nigeria, Equatorial Guinea, USA / Gulf of Mexico and Brazil. Latterly he was General Manager of MODEC Ghana, responsible... Read more

EM&I are delighted to report that they will be hosting the 40th FPSO Research Forum JIP week early next year and for the first time in the UK. In the FPSO Research Forum, oil companies, operators, contractors, yards, research institutes and safety authorities share their experience of FPSOs. Subjects covering... Read more

The ENSCO 5004 is a Bureau Veritas Classed semi-submersible drilling rig operating off the coast of Malta, which needed to complete its 5 year periodic UWILD survey and carry out essential maintenance work whilst the asset was in operation and on hire. ENSCO chose to use EM&I and their advanced... Read more

EM&I manages the HITS JIP (Hull Inspection Techniques & Strategy Joint Industry Project) on behalf of the members who identified and prioritised inspection challenges that were affecting cost, safety and operational penalties for the floating asset industry. The HITS members agreed to encourage the industry to develop solutions for HITS... Read more

Mark Wilson, EM&I’s Regional General Manager for North America recently gave a very interesting and informative interview with Red Wing Oil & Gas HSE, where he discusses HITS (Hull Inspection Techniques & Strategy), NoMan® remote tank inspections and other EM&I innovative inspection methods. Please click here to listen to the... Read more

Inspections of confined spaces and underwater inspections, such as hull inspections, that require the use of divers, expose people to HSE risks. The Hull Inspection Techniques and Strategy (HITS) Joint Industry Project, led by EM&I, has been adapting technologies from other industries, including the nuclear and gas pipeline industries, to... Read more

EM&I is now a participant of the SPRINT Robotics Collaborative. The SPRINT Robotics Collaborative is a new industry driven initiative that promotes the development, the availability, and application of robotics techniques in technical inspections and maintenance of capital intensive infrastructure. The use of Robotics can improve the quality and safety... Read more

SBM Ex Inspection FPAL

July 25th, 2017

EM&I has received a number of excellent FPAL scores and testimonials from SBM for carrying out Ex Equipment inspections, the latest of which was for the Cidade de Ilhabela FPSO operating offshore Brazil. Mario Paris (RGM South America) said “Ex equipment integrity is a crucial element in managing safety risk... Read more

NoMan – Down Under

July 5th, 2017

The industry has been urgently pursuing innovations which reduce the safety risk and costs of putting people into confined spaces. EM&I have risen to the challenge with NoMan®, an innovation encouraged by the HITS JIP. NoMan bucks the trend of using UAVs and instead takes a leaf out of the... Read more