Eric Primeau

Geomatics Manager,

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Thursday 8th February 2018


Presentation starts at: 1130

Presentation title:

Developments in the execution of pipeline inspection


In 2017 BP executed a pipeline inspection program employing Fast ROV and integrated Laser / Imaging while trialling a Field Gradient CP system, removing the need for video and contact CP. Achieving survey acquisition speeds of 5.1kmh and completing 478 kilometres inspection in 95 hours the project has been hailed a success.


Eric Primeau graduated Plymouth and Heriot Watt universities in Marine Civil Engineering, Hydrographic Surveying & Subsea Engineering respectively. He spent many years in the field from surveyor & Party Chief through to Consultant on a wide variety of survey, inspection & engineering projects. In 2011 Eric commenced with BP as Geomatics Manager.