High Standards For the High-Performing Energy Industry

Our work with the pan-industry FPSO (Floating Production, Storage and Offloading) Forum has been focused on mooring integrity and the management of mooring systems. A decade ago, we were a founding member of the FPSO committee that worked toward setting guidelines related to mooring: since then, these guidelines have been adopted by UK Oil and Gas, and is being applied around the world by operators.

The Right Data: Uniting Field Experience and Progressive Technology

On a project in a West African river delta, Welaptega proved the value of our insight and technology to a major oil company dealing with what appeared to be an incredibly high amount of corrosion on their mooring system. Welaptega CEO Tony Hall explains exactly what happened when we turned up on the job.

Managing a 5-Asset Offshore Inspection, From Planning to Fieldwork to Report

After a major offshore inspection job in Brazil, Welaptega Project Manager Luke Williams is well-positioned to explain the details of planning, executing, and processing the complex work that goes into a offshore inspection of multiple assets.

Mooring Integrity Management: What to Monitor, How to Inspect, When to Analyze?

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Mooring systems are designed to last for long periods of time (generally 10 to 30 years) in extremely challenging environments. Between tropical cyclones, accelerated corrosion, and constant fatigue loads...

Current trends in the FPSO market

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Welpatega attended the 4th Annual Global FPSO forum in Galveston Texas. It was a great event filled with interesting people hailing from all arenas of industry: FPSO providers, designer engineers, operators, specialists & experts, regulators, and 3rd party contractors. With in depth sessions focusing on everything from mooring integrity and monitoring, to the industry at large, to new developments, to risks, it promised to be an event where ideas could be discussed and debated at length to illuminate some of the growing concerns for all involved in the FPSO and broader floating market.

Welaptega to attend Ramnas Technical Seminar

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Welaptega will have representatives at the Ramnäs Technical Seminar. The seminar focuses on mooring design, inspection, and developments. This proves to be a valuable event where the top influences in the mooring market will gather for discussion, exchange of experiences, and to improve overall understanding of mooring life-cycle.

Welaptega Develops Prototype Subsea Stills Camera System

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Welaptega’s 3DM system uses subsea stills cameras to collect images for post-processing into 3D models so photo quality is essential to produce accurate, high resolution models. This requirement along with the desire for more immediate results drives the need for a specialized ROV-deployed camera system.

Countdown to OTC Houston 2014

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Fewer than four weeks to go until OTC 2014 in Houston! Welaptega will be at OTC in full-force, represented at the Nova Scotia Department of Energy pavilion at Booth #1817 in the Reliant Center.