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When it comes to undertaking and completing asset integrity management for deepwater operations, strategy, tactics, logistics and technology are the keys to success. When miles from shore it is vital to plan ahead in meticulous detail – rather like a military campaign – to ensure that you have all the... Read more

EM&I has had an abstract accepted and will deliver a paper titled “Innovative Asset Integrity Management to Drive Operational Effectiveness” at OTC Asia 2020, to be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 24th to 27th March 2020. This will be a significant opportunity to showcase EM&I’s established and emerging technology... Read more

EM&I Brazil, USA and UK have completed a two-day ISO 9001:2015 surveillance audit by ABS (American Bureau of Shipping) with no non-conformance’s being raised. Achieving the ISO 9001:2015 quality standard is important for companies involved in the asset integrity management of floating assets such as FPSOs, FLNGs, FSRU vessels, drill... Read more

EM&I have produced a series of four ‘books’ describing new methods for integrated robotic and digital integrity management technologies. These were originally requested by a supermajor who wanted to speed up the way of introducing new methods to their operational and technical teams. The books cover diverless in-water inspections and... Read more

Following a long-term partnership with a major Norwegian FPSO operator for an FPSO in New Zealand, EM&I has now received another order from a major Japanese FPSO operator for an FPSO based offshore New Zealand. This is initially for tank inspection during which time EM&I’s ‘NoMan®’ robotic tank inspections that... Read more

Robotic inspection techniques are now being complemented with robotic repairs. EM&I has used specialist expertise to complete a diverless complex caisson repair for a major operator of FPSOs on a project in Angola. The company used an inflatable double plug system to isolate the caisson from the sea to enable... Read more

EM&I have recently been awarded a number of new and renewed long-term partnerships (Master Service & Frame Agreements) by drilling and FPSO operators with worldwide assets. When it comes to realising the benefits of robotic technologies for FPSO’s and other floating assets, the company believes it makes sense for operators... Read more

ANALYSE™, a new statistical method developed by EM&I and recently trialled on a full campaign on an FPSO, has been shown to cut scope, POB and costs while improving integrity assurance. The company used its 35 years of experience on more than 175 assets to deploy the ANALYSE™ system which... Read more

The FPSO Forum recently held in Singapore could be the birthplace of a new Floating Gas JIP. A strong attendance of key players from around the world contributed to a Panel Discussion held at the University of Singapore on the 10th April 2019 to discuss the rapid growth of the... Read more

EM&I had a busy and successful week in Singapore from 10th to the 12th April 2019. First win was a presentation made to around 80 industry leaders to launch a new JIP (yet to be named!) focused on the rapidly growing Floating Gas market which EM&I is set to lead.... Read more