Priority emerging technologies

  • Low-cost ocean bottom nodes (OBNs), permanent and sea bottom sources
  • Artificial intelligence (AI)for (real-time) processing
  • Advanced interpretation integrating rock-physics and multiple surveys
  • Drilling automation
  • Multilateral well design
  • Smart completions
  • Alternative reservoir stimulation technologies
  • All-electric subsea controls
  • Local chemical injection
  • Local power generation/storage
  • Umbilical-less systems
  • Subsea processing and storage
  • Un-manned loading buoys
  • Reusable, standardised tie-back bundle¬†
  • Versatile floating units
  • Unmanned loading buoys
  • Advanced (self-calibrating, non-intrusive) multiphase meters
  • Heavy oil equipment
  • Nano filtration, membrane technologies
  • Permanent wireless sensors
  • Sand controls (e.g. ceramic screens)
  • Flow assurance solutions (e.g. localised heat)
  • Alternative enhanced oil recover (EOR) (e.g. microbial, foam)
  • Autonomous robotic inspections
  • Hard-to-reach area inspections (under insulations and trunnions)
  • Corrosion detection and prevention (e.g. self-healing coatings)
  • HUMS
  • Bond-logging through multiple casing strings
  • Alternative casing removal techniques (e.g. laser, plasma)
  • Alternative barriers (e.g. thermite, bismuth, and natural barriers)
  • Alternative cutting technologies (e.g. laser, corrosive fluids)
  • Subsea removals
  • Efficient site monitoring (e.g. autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs), passive sensors)