Projects

UNCLOS MAPPING

for Norway and Iceland (1999-2002) CHALLENGE: to complete UNCLOS seismic and bathymetric surveys on the seabed 200 NM beyond Norwegian and Icelandic waters (i.e. beyond the EEZ). Norway and Iceland aimed to extend their influence in these waters. HRSS/HRGS ROLE: Offshore Client Representative. Representing the interests of the Norwegian Governmental...

NORNED HVDC INTERCONNECTOR

for STATNETT SF/ TENNET BV (2006-2008) CHALLENGE: to install the largest HVDC interconnector in the world to date (2016). HRSS/HRGS ROLE: Geology and Survey Input, Offshore Technical Representative, Quality Controller (survey and installation results). SPECIALISED SKILLS: Procedure compilation and review Technical Specifications review Data QC and verification LESSON LEARNED: The...

VALHALL POWER FROM SHORE

(PFS) HVDC LIGHT SYSTEM for BP NORGE (2008 – 2011) CHALLENGE: to install and protect an HVDC Light offshore cable, taking green power from the Norwegian mainland to the oil field on the Norwegian continental shelf. This involved cable-floating, de-ballasting and rock emplacement techniques at several hundreds of metres. The...

DRILL-CUTTING CHARACTERISATION

BP NORGE (2011-2012) CHALLENGE: to complete a drill-cutting mound of part of the Valhall Oil Field BP NORGE showing depths of penetration approaching 2m and sample recovery never achieved before. Drawing on our expertise and using new combinations of innovative technology – including the Stinger AS – the project was...

FOUNDATION GEOLOGY for BP

A SYNTHETIC MODEL for BP UK (2014-2015) CHALLENGE: to derive a synthetic model for assessing boulder identification and distribution of shallow geology and then to plan the field acquisition of the data-set in order to confirm viability of this technique. This is in an area where seabed strength prevents conventional...