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Tracerco in GoM Pipeline Inspection

Tracerco, part of Johnson Matthey Plc, has been awarded a deep-water subsea inspection project to assess the integrity of a new pipeline in the Gulf of Mexico (GoM).Tracerco said that the operator, which it didn't name, will deploy Tracerco’s Subsea CT Scanner "DiscoveryTM," to obtain critical baseline integrity data on the new pipeline system."Via the use of corrosion modeling, multiple inspection locations will be identified by the operator along the pipe," Tracerco said.The scanner will then deployed to scan each pre-defined inspection area to obtain critical baseline

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Tracerco Scores Subsea Inspection Work

Tracerco, part of Johnson Matthey Plc, reports it has recently been awarded seven subsea inspection projects to provide flow assurance and asset integrity data on a variety of pipelines, flowlines and risers in the North Sea, Gulf of Mexico (GoM) and Offshore West Africa.Through the use of Discovery, Tracerco’s Subsea CT Scanner, each operator will obtain full tomographic images of pipe wall thickness and contents to gain an enhanced understanding of their pipeline condition and the process fluid. As CT scanning provides a non-intrusive inspection method, all assets will remain operational

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How to Find a Stuck PIG in a Subsea Pipeline

Finding a stuck PIG in your subsea pipeline, a step-by-step guide   Shutting down a subsea pipeline as a result of a PIG blocking up the system can cost a business tens of millions of dollars in lost production.    Industrial technology specialist Tracerco is on hand to guide you on remedying a blocked subsea pipeline as a result of a stuck PIG in the quickest time possible. Just follow these steps to find the solution:   1. Safety first A stuck PIG not only creates an immediate production issue which will impact on a business’ revenue, but it also has the potential to

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Nominations Open for Subsea UK Awards

from across the international energy industry, saw Proserv named company of the year in recognition of its continued growth and Alf Leadbitter of The Underwater Center was named the recipient of the outstanding contribution award. Alan Muirhead of Ingen Ideas won the young emerging talent accolade and Tracerco scooped the award for innovation and technology. Subsea Expo, which will be held at Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Center from February 3-5,  2016, will examine and debate key industry topics including global markets, ROV developments, subsea innovation and offshore renewables

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SUT to Host Deepwater Sessions at Offshore Europe

Rochet, engineer and a pilot of the Sea Explorer glider will give his views on the deepwater opportunities for this new ground-breaking technology which offers a more affordable subsea data collection platform than vessels and autonomous underwater vehicles. Other organizations set to present include Tracerco, Nautronix, Viper Subsea, 2H Offshore Engineering and Wild Well Control. Donald Thomson, VP Sales Global Commercial Acoustics at Nautronix said: “Operators want more and more data from their wells and subsea assets, to allow them to manage their production and maintenance. Acoustic data


OTC Names Technology Award Winners

Magna Subsea Inspection System OneSubsea, producer of Multiphase Compressor SBM Offshore, producer of ARCA Chain Connector Schlumberger, producer of GeoSphere reservoir mapping-while-drilling service Schlumberger, producer of Quanta Geo photorealistic reservoir geology service Tracerco, producer of Tracerco Discovery Versabar, Inc., producer of VersaCutter Weatherford, producer of Red Eye Subsea Water-Cut Meter Weatherford, producer of Total Vibration Monitor with Angular Rate Gyro Welltec, producer of Welltec Annular Barrier (WAB)   Spotlight Small

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Proserv Wins Subsea UK’s Company of the Year Award

, chief executive at Proserv. Proserv also secured “major investment” when it was acquired by US private equity firm, Riverstone. The award for outstanding contribution to the subsea industry was given to commercial diving veteran, Alf Leadbitter, from the Underwater Centre in Fort William. Tracerco won the Simmons & Co-sponsored Innovation & Technology award in recognition of the success of its “Discovery” technology, which has gained praise as a break-through in subsea pipeline inspection. 

UK Subsea Strengthens Links with Burgeoning Asian Industry

Society for Underwater Technology will open the conference, followed by keynote speaker Emry Hisham Yusoff, senior general manager of Petronas.  Delegates will also hear from Kian Zi Chew, senior analyst at Douglas Westwood, who will discuss the outlook for the Asian Oil & Gas industry. SMD, Tracerco, Technip, FMC Technologies and GE Oil & Gas will also give presentations at the event which will focus on applications for new and existing subsea technology and how companies can apply global best practice to the Asian market.   Adam Ridgway, of exhibition organizers Allworld Exhibitions

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