Seabed lander measures seabed sediments

HIGH ON THE AGENDA FOR any decommissioning project is establishing the environmental impact from the legacy of contaminated cuttings piles around platforms. Before any decision on the possible solution options can be made, data on the size, character, sediment mobility, and contaminant history of the sediment has to be collected. These data can then be used to model likely fate and dispersion of soluble and particulate contaminants and inform decisions on cuttings pile options.However, the close proximity of the cuttings piles to the platform makes collecting these data difficult. One option is to use research vessels with dynamic positioning, but this can be expensive. Another problem is...

Why Register?

Non-subscribers can only view whitepapers by providing name, home and email address, phone number and other information and comment on/rate articles.

Why Subscribe?

Oil & Gas Journal subscribers with login credentials can access these premium features of OGJ Online:

  • Current Issue – an html version of the current week's issue of Oil & Gas Journal.
  • Past Issues – An Electronic OGJ Archive. A keyword-searchable archive of all issues of Oil & Gas Journal dating back to 1990; also searchable by issue date.
  • Market Journal – a weekly round-up of the oil and gas markets, with observations from leading analysts.
  • Editor's Perspective – a short article of insight and opinion by the Editor of Oil & Gas Journal.
  • OGJ Industry Stats – quick access to current industry statistics from Oil & Gas Journal.
  • OGJ Survey Downloads - quick access to exclusive reports from Oil & Gas Journal.


Subscriber Help or Subscribe

Oil & Gas Journal Subscribers: Have your subscription number (from the mailing label on the cover of your Oil & Gas Journal) and e-mail address ready to set up your online account through Customer Service Assistant.

If you're not an Oil & Gas Journal subscriber, start a subscription and gain access to the subscriber areas of OGJ Online now.

Stay Connected