Research

Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Deployable Oil Spill Igniter "BSEE IGNITER" - Phase II

Project Number
1120
Program
Progress Date
11/16/2021
Category
Performing Activity
Principal Investigator
Daniel Pol
Contracting Agency
Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement
Contract Award Value
$436,542.00
Estimated Completion Date
09/10/2021
Description

This project will focus on maturing the ignition system developed under OSRR #1092, and developing the Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) launch module. This new work will advance the maturity of this ignition system to a TRL 7. The full-scale prototype of the technology will be tested and demonstrated with crude oil in the appropriate environment such as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL) for ignition capabilities in extreme conditions including waves, ice, wind, and current. The system will be beta tested, and where appropriate, data analysis and/or interpretation will be automated.

Latest progress update

The research project is complete and the final report is posted below.

Status
Completed
Associated Attachments
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C, D., R., L., Autonomous underwater vehicle deployable oil spill igniter phase II, Report No.: 1120, Contract No.: 140E0120C0004, 2021.
Peer Review Status
N/A