Although the number of drilling projects tends to come down, there will still be a number of new drillings in the coming years. Only the most expensive projects will be canceled. The search for cheaper oil & gas will result in not so deep drillings. Therefore, the bathymetry will require much more precise assessments of the wave conditions.
Offshore Oil & Gas decommissioning : 80% of fixed structures will cease service by 2030 in the North Sea. Decommissioning will be a major issue in the coming 10 years. It will involve many tasks that are very weather sensitive, since any failure would result in sea pollution in most cases.
NOVELTIS provides fine scale weather forecasts and a very operational weather Downtime service.