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The North Sea is one of the most challenging and hostile working environments for oil and gas extraction in the world. Offshore installations are subject to severe environmental and operational conditions which pose significant corrosive effects from the reservoir and weather in an exposed marine environment.

Energy Division (ED) seeks a lifecycle management approach which starts with the initial selection of appropriate materials and follows through the lifecycle with effective inspection, maintenance, repair and replacement.

Updated 2013-08-05