In order to prepare topic strategies for the focus of future structural integrity research efforts, it was considered necessary to take a look back at the research projects undertaken or sponsored by HSE OD. The aim was to create a clear picture to enable OD to identify what have been the main 'drivers's for structural integrity research. The aim was to identify where resources have been focused, how this has changed over the years, and to assess, where possible, the contribution of project results to offshore safety as a whole, and what has been achieved in identified subject areas.
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