Risk and Environmental Consulting
It's only a matter of time before your mooring project experiences inclement weather conditions. Our engineering group provides comprehensive risk assessments for MODU mooring in hurricanes and other oceanic weather events.
Delmar Systems’ Engineering group provides comprehensive risk assessments for MODU mooring in hurricane and cyclonic metocean conditions. Through including the results from a site-specific cyclonic mooring analysis we can define the survivability of the mooring system, as well as a risk assessment provides risk profiles for the MODU’s activity on location in cyclonic meotcean conditions to ensure your mooring system can remain safe and functioning no matter what oceanic weather event may occur.
Delmar also provides risk consulting for jack-up rigs using multiple calculations to ascertain each risk event. These events include:
- wind/wave overturn
- wave slamming
- sufficient air gap calculations
Additionally, Delmar provides risk consulting for DP MODUs calculates time to transit based risk. This includes:
- time to pull riser, secure well, and outrun storm
- probabaility of getting caught by a hurricane or cyclone
- consequence of getting caught
Delmar’s ConStat™ Risk program is the leading industry assessment tool used to evaluate the risk associated with Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit (MODU) mooring locations during hurricane and cyclone seasons. ConStat™ was the first full MODU mooring risk assessment tool offered to the industry in the wake of larger and more catastrophic hurricanes such as Hurricanes Ivan, Katrina, and Rita. Constat has also been licensed to the US government for Gulf of Mexico mooring location approval.
ConStat™ is constantly evolving with the input from regulators, industry experts, and participants in the 2007 MODU Mooring Risk Assessment JIP.
ConStat™ contains several key features that make it the most sophisticated and widely utilized assessment tool available to the industry today including:
- Asset Database
- Delmar Wind Field Modeler
- MODU Mooring Risk Assessment JIP Risk Model
- Historical Hurricane Database
- Delmar Gulf of Mexico Production Matrix
Tropical Cyclone Modeler
The Delmar Tropical Cyclone Modeler includes the NOAA historical hurricane track database. All of the tropical storms and hurricanes in the Atlantic from 1900–current are built in.
Delmar also maintains a similiar database for cyclones affecting Australia’s Northwest Shelf.