Track 3 @ Klokkeklang SURF
16:00 - 16:30 The importance of SURF developments to the success of NCS
Technip sees a considerably growth in all segments of SURF developments of the NCS including diver based developments as well as longer remote subsea tiebacks with high insulation requirements. These are tiebacks to existing infrastructure or to larger new developments. New technical solutions including conventional PIP and active heated PIP enables these developments. These are demanding installation tasks with new requirements to assets. New projects are now also based on diver technology, hence a further development of the diver industry is required. Enabling this growth is subject to assets with large capacity in terms of loading and lifting as well as high transit speed in order to be commercial as well as to limit required engineering resources. Packaging the jobs in larger EPIC modules will reduce the required manpower from the oil companies and incentives the contracting industry with more effective execution models as the 'battle for brains' will increase.