EIP entered the Decom Debris Challenge run by Opportunity North East (ONE) and Scottish Enterprise in May 2018. We were selected to present to the two operator sponsors of the challenge, with decommissioning projects in the Northern and Southern North Sea respectively.
We showcased our innovative Ambient Lifter and outlined a novel approach to how Ambient could be used to clear debris from the 500m zone around platforms being decommissioned in either platform based or vessel based solutions.
ONE team members worked with EIP to explain what the operators were seeking from such solutions and helped us target our presentation to the operator requirements. Feedback after the presentation indicated that both operators were interested to explore working together on potential trials; we have supplied further information and await developments.