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Research Records

BSEE actively researches and evaluates current and emerging technologies for operations ranging from the drilling of oil and gas exploration wells to the removal of platforms and related infrastructure in an ongoing effort to reduce risks across all offshore operations. For more information about research opportunities, please visit the Submitting Proposals page.

Research Records List

Project Number Program Title Performing Activity Category Status Progress Date Associated Attachments
5024 Tech Collab Laboratory testing and technical assessments of corrosion-resistant alloys for high-pressure, high-temperature subsea applications Argonne National Laboratory Materials Completed 0
806 TAP Block Island Windfarm Structural Monitoring Natural Resources, Rhode Island Bureau Renewable Energy Completed 0
758 TAP Fatigue Design Methodologies Applicable to Complex Fixed and Floating Offshore Wind Turbines Maine Marine Composites, LLC Renewable Energy Completed 0
729 TAP Crane Safety Assessment Findings, Results, and Recommendations American Bureau of Shipping Group (ABSG) Structures Completed 0
729 TAP Crane Safety Assessment Findings, Results, and Recommendations American Bureau of Shipping Group (ABSG) Structures Completed 1
1164 OSRR Examination of Physical and Chemical Characteristics of Dielectric Fluids United States Coast Guard Academy (USCGA) Behavior of Oil, Decision Making Support Tools In Progress 0
673 OSRR Effective Daily Recovery Capacity (EDRC) Project Genwest Systems, Inc. Decision Making Support Tools, Mechanical Containment and Recovery Completed 4
673 OSRR Effective Daily Recovery Capacity (EDRC) Project Genwest Systems, Inc. Decision Making Support Tools, Mechanical Containment and Recovery Completed 0
1042 OSRR Technology Readiness Level (TRL) Definitions for Oil Spill Response Technologies and Equipment Applied Research Associates (ARA), Inc. Completed 0
673 OSRR Effective Daily Recovery Capacity (EDRC) Project Genwest Systems, Inc. Decision Making Support Tools, Mechanical Containment and Recovery Completed 1
673 OSRR Effective Daily Recovery Capacity (EDRC) Project Genwest Systems, Inc. Decision Making Support Tools, Mechanical Containment and Recovery Completed 2
673 OSRR Effective Daily Recovery Capacity (EDRC) Project Genwest Systems, Inc. Decision Making Support Tools, Mechanical Containment and Recovery Completed 3
1160 OSRR Testing of Oil Spill Technologies (TOST) 2023: Performance Testing of Oil Recovery Skimmers with Selected Dielectric Fluids BSEE/USCG Mechanical Containment and Recovery In Progress 0
1137 OSRR Oil Spill Containment Boom Computational Fluid Dynamics and Physical Modeling Study Serco, Inc. Mechanical Containment and Recovery, Ohmsett In Progress 0
1127 OSRR Development of an Advancing Skimmer Test Protocol SL Ross Mechanical Containment and Recovery, Ohmsett In Progress 0
1133 OSRR Ignition, Combustion and Atomizatin of Emulsions during in situ Burning Naval Research Laboratory Behavior of Oil, In Situ Burn Research In Progress 0
1119 OSRR Development of a Recovery Efficiency Sensor - Phase II Battelle Memorial Institute Mechanical Containment and Recovery In Progress 0
1144 OSRR Enhancements to Ohmsett's Testing Capabilities in a Drift Ice Environment Applied Research Associates Arctic, Mechanical Containment and Recovery, Ohmsett In Progress 0
1150 OSRR Advancing the BOWHEAD Vessel Ice Management System Serco, Inc. Arctic, Mechanical Containment and Recovery In Progress 0
1161 OSRR Test Effort: Analysis of the Efficacy of Conventional Sorbent Materials Exposed to Selected Categories of Dielectric Fluids BSEE Behavior of Oil, Mechanical Containment and Recovery, Ohmsett, Renewable Energy In Progress 0
1156 OSRR Surface Water Droplet Size Distribution (DSD) Instruments: Laboratory Validation, Tank Deployment, and Field Evaluation New Jersey Institute of Technology Behavior of Oil, Chemical Treating Agents, Decision Making Support Tools In Progress 0
1142 OSRR Research to Support Analysis of Oil Spill Response Plans for Spills on Snow and Solid Ice Nortech, Inc. Arctic, Decision Making Support Tools, Mechanical Containment and Recovery Completed 0
775 TAP Hampering Active Wellbore Kit (HAWK): Complementary Safety Tool for Blowout Preventers Raptors Design LLC Drilling Completed 0
1129 OSRR Multi Partner Research Initiative (MPRI) - Comparing Recent Advances in Estimating and Measuring Oil Slick Thickness BSEE/NOAA/Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) Remote Sensing Completed 0
802 TAP Renewable Energy Remote Inspections NA Renewable Energy Completed 2
802 TAP Renewable Energy Remote Inspections NA Renewable Energy Completed 0
802 TAP Renewable Energy Remote Inspections NA Renewable Energy Completed 1
801 TAP Freeze-up and Break-up of Arctic Sea Ice in the U.S. Beaufort and Chukchi Seas Coastal Frontiers Corp. (CFC) Arctic Completed 0
805 TAP Freeze-up and Break-up of Arctic Sea Ice NA In Progress 0
1130 OSRR The Use of Additive Manufacturing to Investigate Novel Surface Geometries for Improved Oil Skimmer Recovery in Thin Oil Slicks Deep Analytics LLC Mechanical Containment and Recovery Completed 0
1126 OSRR The Web based General NOAA Oil Modeling Environment (WebGNOME) Anywhere National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Behavior of Oil, Decision Making Support Tools, Mechanical Containment and Recovery, Ohmsett, Remote Sensing In Progress 0
1121 OSRR OIL DETECTION AND THICKNESS ESTIMATION UNDER/IN ICE BASED ON ELECTRICAL CAPACITANCE TOMOGRAPHY (ECT) American University of Beirut Arctic, Decision Making Support Tools, Ohmsett, Oil Spill Response, Remote Sensing In Progress 0
1097 OSRR Slick Thickness Characterization Based on Low Noise, Polarized Synthetic Aperture Radar NASA Jet Propulsion Labroratory Decision Making Support Tools, Ohmsett, Remote Sensing In Progress 0
1128 OSRR Testing of Oil Spill Technologies (TOST) Program BSEE/USCG Chemical Treating Agents, Mechanical Containment and Recovery, Remote Sensing In Progress 0
1148 OSRR HYSPLIT - In Situ Oil Burn Plume Characterization and Dispersion: Technology Assessment and Worker/Public Safety Environmental Protection Agency In Situ Burn Research In Progress 0
1149 OSRR Development of a Floating Flame Refluxer Worcester Polytechnic Institute In Situ Burn Research In Progress 0
1096 OSRR Analysis of Emissions and Residue from Methods to Improve Combustion Efficiency of In-Situ Oil Burns Environmental Protection Agency In Situ Burn Research In Progress 0
1106 OSRR Low Emission Combustor System for Emulsified Crude Oil Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) In Situ Burn Research In Progress 0
1116 OSRR Herder Burner System Joint Industry Project Prince William Sound Oil Spill Research Institute Chemical Treating Agents, In Situ Burn Research In Progress 0
1131 OSRR Advancement of MARINE SCOUT Qinetiq, Inc. Decision Making Support Tools, Remote Sensing Completed 0
1155 OSRR Oil spill detection under ice and on seafloor SL Ross Arctic, Decision Making Support Tools, Remote Sensing In Progress 0
1132 OSRR LiDAR Oil Characterization and Automated Software Development Naval Research Lab (NRL) Decision Making Support Tools, Ohmsett, Remote Sensing In Progress 0
1153 OSRR Shoreline Oil Spill Response Gaps and Opportunities Workshop BSEE/NOAA Oil Spill Response In Progress 0
1151 OSRR Using Ecology-on-a-Chip (eChip) to Examine Degradation and Microbial Colonization of Rising Oil and Dispersed Oil Droplets TAMU-CC Behavior of Oil, Chemical Treating Agents In Progress 0
799 TAP Renewable Energy Fire Protection Systems HDR ENGINEERING, INC. Renewable Energy Completed 0
1105 OSRR Recovery of Oil under Solid Ice Phoenix International Holdings Inc Arctic, Mechanical Containment and Recovery Completed 0
1154 OSRR Optimized Underwater Detection of Dispersed Oils Using Scanning Fluorometry New Jersey Institute of Technology Chemical Treating Agents In Progress 0
5011 Tech Collab SUBSEA BOLTS PERFORMANCE AND CRITICAL DRILL-THROUGH EQUIPMENT FASTENER STUDY known commonly as “Subsea Bolts Performance” or “Subsea Bolt Study” BSEE/OORP/ETB/SRS Materials Completed 0
1124 OSRR Efficient Remediation of Oil Spills using Fire Whirls – Phase II University of California Berkeley In Situ Burn Research In Progress 0
1147 OSRR Study of Weathering and Photooxidation of 5 MPRI Oils to Create Stable Water-in-Oil Emulsions at Ohmsett for BSEE BSEE & Applied Research Associates Behavior of Oil Completed 0