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EM&I has been requested by one of the world’s largest owners and operators of FPSOs to investigate their newest country of operations in Senegal. The aim of this visit was to support them with their new operation which, in Q4 2023, will become the first hydrocarbon producer in the country. ... Read more

EM&I was recently awarded four ODIN® UWILD contracts with a global Energy Major in Brazil.   The challenge lay in having the capacity to carry out all four contracts simultaneously, using  Brazilian teams. Our growth in this sector meant that we were prepared to overcome this challenge and successfully complete the... Read more

Based on over 40 years of experience, EM&I has successfully delivered a through-life Asset Integrity Management (AIM) and assurance report for candidate Floating Offshore Wind (FOW) asset foundations to a major global developer client. Using practices proven in the floating offshore Oil & Gas (O&G) sector, the client identified three... Read more

In the asset integrity industry, one of the most challenging obstacles that has emerged is the blanking of sea chests for changing of faulty valves. In order to solve this challenge, EM&I developed a system called LIMPET, which is a metal blank with ‘intelligent winches’ that pull themselves onto the... Read more

A strong EM&I team spent the Easter period in Brazil; Graham Cross [Global Director of Operations], Maureen Mackie [Global Head of HR], Graham Bissett [Regional Operations Manager – UK, Europe & Brazil] and John Milne [Global Equipment Manager] have been working with Mario Paris [Director, Regional Development, South America] and... Read more

EM&I has recently won two contracts to supply ODIN Access Ports to two major energy clients, both currently in projects to build new FPSOs. With over 400 ports fitted retrospectively on operating assets globally, these are the first ports to be fitted before the assets are operating. EM&I was awarded... Read more

EM&I Group Gathers for Malta conference

EM&I Group held its annual workshop in Malta, where the company is based, between the 13th and 15th of March 2023.  Team members from Brazil, Australia, the U.K., Germany, South Africa and Malta attended in person, with several others joining the conference virtually. Over the two days, the company discussed... Read more

ODIN Diverless Valve Inspections

NoMan Optical and ODIN Valve Inspections receive Brazilian patent protection Asset integrity specialists EM&I Group have been granted patent protection for two of their innovative services in Brazil. The Brazilian government issued the first-ever Brazil patent for EM&I on February 7th, for the ODIN Valve Inspection services (Patent Number BR... Read more

Commercial Diver

A REPORT ON FATALITIES IN COMMERCIAL DIVING Professor Andy Woods Institute of Energy and Environmental Flows  UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE    In this study, Professor Andy Woods (Institute of Energy and Environmental Flows, University of Cambridge) discusses some of the historical data concerning fatalities and serious injuries during commercial diving operations. ... Read more

EM&I Group’s recent capability development – the NoMan Laser® – has been granted a UK patent number GB2572781. Forming part of the Noman® Remote Inspection suite of services, the NoMan Laser is an innovative solution designed to enhance the quality of data, including thickness measurements, and the safety and efficiency... Read more