2009 Ultra-Deepwater

Sensors and Processing for Pipe, Riser, Structure and Equipment Inspection to Provide Detailed Measurements, Corrosion Detection, Leak Detection and/or Detection of Heat Plumes from Degraded Pipeline Insulation

Subcontractor: Blueview Technologies Inc

Principal Investigator: Lee Thompson
Project Number Project Status
09121-3300-08 Completed
RPSEA Project Manager: Don Richardson
Period of Performance
Start Date End Date
December 14, 2010 June 30, 2013
Total Project Cost RPSEA Share Cost Share
$585,600.00 $462,607.00 $117,137.00
Project Objectives

Pursue development of ROV-based and/or AUV-based acoustic metrology and inspection sensor capabilities for underwater structures such as pipelines, risers, platforms, and equipment to make detailed physical measurements of underwater structures, and/or detect and identify external corrosion, pitting, and biologic fouling, and/or detect and quantify gas or petroleum product leaks, and/or detect heat plumes resulting from cracked or degraded pipeline insulation.

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Reports
File Type Date
Sensors and Processing for Pipe, Riser, Structure, and Equipment Inspection to Provide Detailed Measurements, Corrosion Detection, Leak Detection, and/or Detection of Heat Plumes from Degraded Pipeline Insulation ( 1.5 MB ) Final Report 09/13
Presentations
Title: New 3D Acoustic Scanning Tools and Techniques for Underwater Metrology and Inspection - 05/11 ( 4.5 MB )
Title: Sensors and Processing for Pipe, Riser, Structure, and Equipment Inspection to Provide Detailed Measurements, Corrosion Detection, Leak Detection, and/or Detection of Heat Plumes from Degraded Pipeline Insulation - 07/11 ( 2.3 MB )