Subsea Pipeline Inspection, Repair and Maintenance

Introduction Ever since the first subsea pipelines were installed engineers have been developing methods to inspect, repair and maintain them to ensure that they can safely transport the fluids required. Most of this development has focussed on the areas of saturation diving, remotely operated vehicles and pigging, with the technologies improving incrementally to meet the demands of deeper, hotter and …

Use Probabilistic Data for Safer and Cheaper Design and Operation of Pipelines

Vast amounts of data are now available to designers and operators of pipeline systems, however, this data is rarely used to optimise the design or operation because the standards and codes do not allow for this. In this article Theon’s Manager of Subsea and Pipelines, Jonathan Franklin, explains the benefits and application of making the most of the available data …

Key Personnel Appointed at Theon

Theon Limited, independent engineering consultancy in its third year of operation, has expanded with projects in UK and overseas. Managing Director Steve Rowbottom, who along with Zulfiqar Hussain is a co-founder of Theon, said ‘I am happy to announce 3 new additions to our fast growing consultancy, in both our Aberdeen and London offices. Theon has secured field development and …