31 May 2019

By focusing on sharing knowledge to improve subsea equipment design and reduce the requirement for costly and time-consuming interventions in Australia's challenging offshore warm water environment, the TASER project has the potential to offer significant cost savings to operators by maximising equipment reliability, availability and therefore production uptime.

This project is significant as, to date, there has not been a comprehensive research exercise to test coatings and equipment in Australian waters. Instead, the industry has relied on data collected from other oil and gas jurisdictions such as the North Sea and the Gulf of Mexico, where marine conditions are significantly different.