OSIG Evening Geoforum – Pipeline and cable – seabed interaction: the state of the art

25 September, 2018


TechnipFMC, Enterprise Drive, Westhill, Aberdeenshire, AB32 6TQ

The SUT OSIG committee is pleased to announce an evening Geoforum event to be hosted at TechnipFMC in Aberdeen. The Geoforum will focus on recent developments in pipe and cable seabed interaction, PSI, in the Offshore Oil & Gas and Renewables industries with presenters from industry and academia. The event will run as follows:

17:30 18:00  Registration

The Impact of PSI on Design
18:00 18:10 Toby Powell, Subsea7, “Installation and PSI best practice”
18:10 18:20 Ali Haghighi, TechnipFMC, “Uplift resistance of buried pipelines in soft clay”

The State-of-the-art on PSI
18:20 18:30 Antonio Borges Rodriguez, NGI, “Pipeline interactions with mobile sandwaves – to trench or not to trench?”
18:30 18:40 Peter Allan, Pace Engineering, “Arrest that pipe – restraining solutions for pipelines”

The Future for PSI
18:40 18:50 David Bruton, Crondall Energy, “Dealing with uncertainty by observation & prediction”
18:50 19:00 David White, Southampton University, “New technologies to characterise the seabed for pipe/cable-seabed interaction”
19:00 19:15 Questions/Discussion
19:15 20:00 Network Buffet

Car parking is available on-site. All attendees must register beforehand.

For more information and the flyer please click here.