OTC 2015: Fugro to host technical workshops

Offshore staff

HOUSTON – Fugro will showcase its technology in geotechnical, survey, and subsea disciplines with a series of brief workshops during the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston.

The workshop program begins on Monday morning with Fugro’s latest developments in ocean current hindcasts and metocean numerical modeling. The subsequent workshop covers GIS tools and methods, demonstrating how geophysical, geotechnical, and geohazard data sets can be integrated and analyzed. Monday’s final session is a presentation detailing a unique method of subsea visualization technologies, offering insight into industry advancements.

A session on “Law of the Sea” begins Tuesday’s workshops, addressing oil and gas concession blocks in contested waters. During the day’s program delegates can learn the latest information on Fugro’s specialist capabilities in seafloor drill technology as well as the company’s OARS system. The last session on Tuesday explores the role of its new Echo Surveyor VII AUV technology in deepwater geophysical remote sensing.

Wednesday’s sessions open with a workshop on the Alaskan Arctic, offering insight into challenges where ice is the biggest obstacle. Delegates can discover the company’s solutions including ice thickness mapping and ice gouge investigations. Also to be discussed on Wednesday is the hot topic of drones and Fugro’s unmanned systems through photogrammetry and remote sensing. The workshops conclude by exploring its expertise in seep consultancy and how instrumentation and data analysis can address issues with wellhead and riser integrity.

Fugro is exhibiting at booth 3721.

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