Online Distributed Integrity Monitoring System (ODIMS) for corrosion under insulation (CUI)

Fibre optic technology for the distributed measurement of chemical parameters that can warn of the onset of corrosion under insulation (CUI) including humidity, liquid water and water salinity.

Online Distributed Integrity Monitoring System (ODIMS) for corrosion under insulation (CUI)

Aging infrastructure and the drive towards lifetime extension represents an enormous challenge to the Norwegian oil and gas industry. CMR’s Online Distributed Integrity monitoring system (ODIMS), will enable operators to carry out targeted inspection and preventative maintenance. Industry data shows that enormous sums of money can be saved through smarter execution of maintenance programs.  ODIMS is a fibre optic distributed chemical sensing technology that measures

  • humidity,
  • water
  • salinity
  • temperature.

A central application for ODIMS is to serve as a facility-wide early warning system against  corrosion under insulation (CUI). The system is flexible and modular and can be installed on existing installations. The solutions will reduce the risk for production shutdowns and accidents.

The ODIMS technology has the potential to be expanded to other measurement applications and the functionality expanded to encompass the measurement of other chemical parameters.

Details

  • Client

    Norwegian Research Council of Norway

  • Country

    Norway