Dr Patrick O’Brien

Chief Executive Officer ,

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Thursday 8th February 2018


Presentation starts at: 1200

Presentation title:

JIP Technology Developments for Pipelines and Flowlines


ITF will provide an overview of running JIPs:
V-SLIM/V-IR - developing an electrical integrity monitoring device
SURFIM - sharing operational experience & lessons learnt to improve inspection maintenance
APT - providing strategies to simplify the design process & reduce the cost of walking mitigation
HyJumper - looking at hydrate growth in gas dominated jumpers and flowlines.


A Chartered Engineer with over 30 years’ experience, Dr Patrick O’Brien started his career with riser design specialist MCS, where he helped lead the business through successful product commercialisation, growth & integration into Wood. He is a recognised expert in subsea riser mechanics, riser design and flexible pipe technology & has established an reputation for his contributions.