Failure

 Investigations

Reduce the risk of

future failures

What We Do

Integrity Management

A60N provides asset integrity management (AIM) services to our clients to ensure their assets function safely and reliably. The purpose of IM is to prevent structural, containment and function failures through a structured process. Our areas of expertise include:

  • Subsea Production Systems (SPS)

  • Umbilicals, Risers and Flowlines (URF)

  • Pipelines

Testing and Materials

A60N provides bespoke onshore and subsea testing services for both equipment and individual materials (metals, polymers and coatings). Our areas of testing expertise include:

  • Functionality of subsea equipment / interfaces

  • Materials compatibility

  • Corrosion and environmentally assisted cracking

Failure Investigations

A60N provides independent failure investigation services to our clients through a variety of methods. The service allows asset operators and original equipment manufacturers to:

  • Determine root cause of failure and identify contributing factors

  • Understand future risks

  • Assess mitigations / design changes to prevent similar failures in the future

Latest News

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PA12 Analysis

Jul 2021

First stage of a PA12 analysis project underway with the cutting up of a recovered flexible flowline.

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UTA Repairs

Sep 2021

Four more UTAs repaired using the A60N cable blocking system, IR recovered to > 10 GΩ.

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FiGS® Stray Current Testing

Jul 2021

Stray current testing underway in the office with the Force Technology Norway FiGS® sensor.

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AOG 2021

Mar 2021

A60N and Force Technology Norway stand at the AOG, no international travellers but a good local turnout.

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New A60N Office

Mar 2021

A60N moved to a larger premise with more workshop space in East Perth to allow for growth with our partner Force Technology Norway.

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Subsea Camera Busselton Jetty

Feb 2021

A60N installed and comissioned a View Into the Blue Angler camera to allow live streaming from the Busselton Jetty.

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Remote FiGS® Survey in NZ

Feb 2021

A60N and Force Technology Norway helped a client survey a buried flexible flowline as part of an integrity management scope.

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Susbea Deposit Management Systems

Dec 2020

A60N developed and supplied a number of subsea deposit management systems for a client looking to prevent deposits forming on their subsea tree LVAOs.

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Electrical Cable Gas Blocking System

Nov 2020

A60N developed and succesfully deployed an electrical cable blocking system to aid the UTA repair process.

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Electrical Harness RCA

Jul 2020

Multiple RCAs performed following recovery of equipment from a number of UTAs

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Electrical Cable Degassing System

Jun 2020

A60N developed an electrical cable vacuum degassing system to aid UTA repair work.

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Subsea Umbilical Caretaker Module Support

Apr 2020

With an FPSO to be offstation for a period A60N supported a client with the installation and commisioning of a SUCM system

Our Clients

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Management Team

Paul Georgeson
Project Manager and Principal Engineer
Skjalg Erdal
Materials and Integrity Lead

Paul has over 15 years’ experience in the O&G industry, working with both projects and in operational support. He has worked in Australia, the North Sea, the Middle East and throughout SE Asia. The majority of his experience is in the integrity management of subsea systems, structures and pipelines with particular focus on:

  • Pipeline and subsea corrosion mitigation and repair

  • Material and equipment root cause failure analysis

  • Offshore campaign execution and project management

  • Integrity management systems development


Contact: paul@a60n.com or +61 (0) 432 765 009

Skjalg has a diverse background in engineering, research and project management. He holds a doctorate in materials science (effects of hydrogen on solid materials). He has provided IM services to most Australian subsea O&G operators. Skjalg's experience in materials and integrity related work includes:​

  • Failure investigations

  • Corrosion prevention

  • Offshore testing and subsea equipment IM

  • Research and development

 

Contact: skjalg@a60n.com or +61 (0) 423 378 996