In the FPSO Research Forum, oil companies, operators, contractors, yards, research institutes and safety authorities share their experience in FPSO’s. Subjects covering the complete lifecycle from concept development to operation are presented in the Forum and new ideas and development plans are discussed.
The Forum was initiated by the participants in the FPSO Integrity JIP in 1998 and has been meeting twice a year since. The Forum’s open meetings form a part of the FPSO IP week in which Joint Industry Projects related to FPSO R&D have their progress meetings. The FPSO JIP week and Forum meetings are hosted by one of the participating companies.