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Exciting news! EM&I has been spotlighted in Oilfield Technology Magazine with an article and an advertisement both emphasising our role in revolutionising asset integrity management amidst industry challenges, and focussing on the drilling sector. Key highlights include: Focus on Downtime Reduction: Our innovative approaches, like diverless inspection, have significantly minimised... Read more

EM&I and Seadrill, a long-standing partner which operates a fleet of drillships globally, presented at the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) Drilling Africa conference in Windhoek, Namibia on reducing out of service time for those drillships.  This reduction makes the drilling much more efficient, and Seadrill utilises EM&I’s capabilities... Read more

In a remarkable feat, EM&I Group has successfully executed a diverless complex steel replacement hull repair beneath the waterline of an operational FPSO (Floating Production, Storage and Offloading) facility offshore Malaysia. This achievement marks a significant advancement in underwater maintenance technology. Employing its pioneering CLAM™ an Innovative Cofferdam Technology for Complex... Read more

EM&I is delighted to announce a significant milestone in our journey—the establishment of a new base in Brazil. This expansion marks a pivotal moment for the company, unlocking fresh opportunities and reaffirming our commitment to excellence in asset integrity management services, focus on R&D and specialise repairs and maintenance for... Read more

EM&I to the rescue

February 2nd, 2024

The EM&I rescue team managed an emergency, when a third party worker (not EM&I) fainted inside the 4S COT tank, during inspection on the major operator in West Africa FPSO. Martin Roets, Team Leader, reported ”The team were informed, by the standby man, that someone had fainted inside the tank. The... Read more

Odin Contract

EM&I has been requested by one of the world’s largest owners and operators of FPSOs to investigate their newest country of operations in Senegal. The aim of this visit was to support them with their new operation which, in Q4 2023, will become the first hydrocarbon producer in the country. ... Read more

EM&I was recently awarded four ODIN® UWILD contracts with a global Energy Major in Brazil.   The challenge lay in having the capacity to carry out all four contracts simultaneously, using  Brazilian teams. Our growth in this sector meant that we were prepared to overcome this challenge and successfully complete the... Read more

Based on over 40 years of experience, EM&I has successfully delivered a through-life Asset Integrity Management (AIM) report for candidate Floating Offshore Wind (FOW) asset foundations. This report served as an assurance to a major global developer client. Using practices proven in the floating offshore Oil & Gas (O&G) sector,... Read more

In the asset integrity industry, one of the most challenging obstacles that has emerged is the blanking of sea chests for changing of faulty valves. Thus, EM&I developed a system called LIMPET, which is a metal blank with ‘intelligent winches’ that pull themselves onto the sea chest. The idea was... Read more

A strong EM&I team spent the Easter period in Brazil. Graham Cross [Global Director of Operations], Maureen Mackie [Global Head of HR], Graham Bissett [Regional Operations Manager – UK, Europe & Brazil] and John Milne [Global Equipment Manager] have been working with Mario Paris [Director, Regional Development, South America] and... Read more