Case Study 2012-2015. Flexible Riser Monitoring

Client

NOV Flexibles, Brøndby, Denmark

Challenge

To improve riser integrity management with embedded fibre sensors for

  • Monitoring of Strain in Tensile armour wires (top section) – with Smart Fibres FBG
  • Monitoring of Annulus Temperature (entire length) – with third party DTS

Resolution

Custom instrumentation, data processing and visualisation software developed to client specifications

Full scale trials performed to qualify data processing

Equipment installed on several risers on 2 North Sea platforms

 

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