Aptomar unveils environmental monitoring service

Offshore staff

OSLO, Norway Aptomar has developed a new method for environmental monitoring and oil spill detection.

The newly developed environmental monitoring service, BlueDeal, is made for monitoring fields in both exploration and production phases. The service, which is based on a new technical concept for surveillance and monitoring, is a result of the industry requesting and needing a simple, cost-effective solution to meet and document clean operation in accordance with the given license requirements.

Through the service, Aptomarin, the company’s 24/7 maritime control center, will on behalf of the customer monitor the sea surrounding the installation or vessel, and operationally and technically take responsibility for documenting and reporting that the oil company is operating within the given requirements, and to detect unintended oil spills within one, two, or three hours.

The conducted environmental monitoring will be summarized in a yearly or end-of well Blue Environment report, which can be used internally, toward the government or the public.

Anders Meldal, operational manager at Aptomarin, said: “Often the verified spills are not from the ongoing operation of our clients, and our job is to present documentation that can assist in clarifying who the polluter most likely is, and when the incident happened.

“This is something that will save a lot of time and hassle for the oil companies. In addition, if requested by the customer, we can deliver sea surveillance and detection of errand vessels as part of a combined service for field monitoring.”


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