The marine environment offers significant opportunities and challenges for the energy sector where increasing exploitation of both offshore oil and gas and renewable resources is expected to play a major part in the global economy. The effective exploitation of these resources in the challenging marine environment is becoming increasingly viable through emerging and developing technologies where both strategic planning and development through optimum infrastructure design and smart lifecycle management are of major importance.
The role of EMERGE
- To secure the structural integrity of key infrastructure assets of national and regional significance
- To improve the resilience of existing ageing energy supply infrastructure
- To safeguard the environment and ensure the health and safety of operators and the wider community
- To optimize future infrastructure design and operation