New appointments in Subsea Integrity in the UKCS, and a big week for new technologies in the UAV inspection sector. Also, in an unprecedented move, a state in the US awards an exclusive contract for drone services.
This week in UAV Inspection:
In the first contract of its kind for the industry, US UAV provider DroneUp has secured an exclusive contract with the state of Virginia, and will be able to provide drone solutions for emergency services, law enforcement support, aerial Inspection/mapping data services, agricultural and government media relations and marketing.
Heisha has launched the D.NEST F300, a new unattended system which combines the auto-charging station C300 with VTOL fixed wing, which will open up the way in which drones are used in daily life, as well as farm/pasture/privacy land inspection.
This week in Asset Integrity:
Global Oil and Gas Asset Integrity Management Services Market report provides a forward looking perspective on different factors driving or restraining market growth with a six-year forecast assessed on the basis of how the market is predicted to grow.
Xodus Group has made some key hires in subsea integrity. Djamel Hamel and Chris Overton add a wealth of operator knowledge to Xodus’ team which regularly provides integrity management support to UKCS operators.