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25 May 2016

Astrimar to present at SUT Event

Astrimar will be talking about technology qualification at the SUT Aberdeen branch May evening meeting – Embrace Technology to Maximise Economic Recovery

Astrimar director Caroline Roberts-Haritonov will be talking about "How can we qualify new technology to give operators the confidence to use it"  at the SUT Aberdeen evening meeting Embrace Technology to Maximise Economic Recovery on 25th May. 

In a drive for greater confidence in new technology, Operators are increasingly asking for greater qualification assurance evidence, including an understanding of residual risk and technical uncertainty, that is fully traceable to the technology requirements and potential failure modes / degradation mechanisms. This also includes evidence of reliability performance requiring greater focus on reliability testing and analysis than previously done, as well as smarter use of analysis to inform where testing is not practical.

The presentation will provide an overview of industry best practice for technology qualification, including learnings being incorporated into the new API RP 17Q currently under development. It will also provide practical examples of expectations for qualifying new subsea equipment and lessons learned from supporting industry organisations in best practice implementation, including subsea pumping technology qualification.