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Asset Integrity of Valves and Bolted Connections

Implementing Organization

Subsea Systems Institute, University of Houston


DWH Project Funding


Known Leveraged Funding


Funding Organization

The U.S. Department of Treasury

Funding Program

The RESTORE Act Funds Bucket 5: Centers of Excellence Research Grant Program


Project Category


Project Actions

Engineering and/or Construction

Targeted Resources


Project Description

The goal of this project is to develop transformative robotic valve inspection technology that will lead to a time efficient and cost-effective system for valve inspection and maintenance, which can extend the life cycle and or be adapted to re-use of e


Stephanie Coates
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Project Partners

Oceaneering, Canrig

Affiliated Institutions

Through the proposed autonomous robotic system (i.e., autonomous ground service) equipped with valve operation and inspection tool, valve anomalies due to mechanical failures will be detected at early stages.

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