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Operational improvements and step change solutions

The Oil & Gas sector is facing challenges to commit to emission reductions starting with 10% by 2025, 50% by 2030 and 90% by 2040. There is a gap between what is currently technically feasible and what is commercially feasible to deliver this ambition. It starts with small steps. The opportunity to introduce relevant proven technology from other sectors that may be adapted for Oil & Gas use.

The time taken to achieve emission reductions from operational improvements reductions is shorter (perhaps one to two years) than from step-change actions which require much longer to define, develop and implement solutions (greater than five years) as these are large and more complex projects. Wärtsilä is there as part of your decarbonization journey. Starting with advice on what it is you can immediately do yourself and support you to meet your operational goals.

The journey to decarbonise the Oil & Gas industry

Reduce CO2 by 10% by 2025

  • Day to day operations & reducing CO2 from the power generation process
  • Audit & Recommendations
  • Operational efficiency measures to reduce energy consumption
  • Equipment upgrade and modification options
  • Digital dashboards and artificial Intelligence (AI) 
  • Maintenance and reliability focus

Reduce CO2 by 50% by 2030

  • Awareness of future fuel developments
  • 4-stroke Future fuel conversion / retrofit packages
  • Hybrid battery as back-up power
  • Abatement technology – available within 3 – 5 years for CO2 reduction. Currently in development phase

Reduce CO2 by 90% by 2040

  • Movement towards Electrification
  • Hybrid battery and ESS
  • Hub electrification Offshore Energy Hub 
  • Environmental consultation services

References

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    North Sea Giant

    Wärtsilä Hybrid upgrade brings significant fuel savings for offshore vessel

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    Harvey Gulf

    Wärtsilä integrated LNG system for six LNG offshore vessels

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    Jack-up lift vessel

    Wärtsilä has been awarded the contract to provide the design for a new jack-up lift vessel. Wärtsilä Ship Design has considerable experience in designing offshore and specialised vessels, and its selection for the design of a new, next generation, lift vessel is considered an acknowledgement of the company’s strong track record.

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  • Petrojarl Cidade de Rio Das Ostras FPSO

    Petrojarl Cidade de Rio das Ostras

    The Petrojarl Cidade de Rio das Ostras was converted into a floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel in 2007. This former tanker is now capable of processing up to 15,000 barrels a day. Currently, it is producing oil from the Siri reservoir, some 85 kilometres off the Brazilian coast.

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  • Heidrun

    Heidrun FSU

    Wärtsilä will supply inert gas systems to a permanent FSU to serve the Heidrun Oil & Gas Field.

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Webinars

21 OCT 2021 Webinar
The journey towards net-zero for Oil & Gas
23 SEP 2021 Webinar
Meeting Vessel Regulations - Offshore Vessel Focus
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19 MAY 2020 Webinar
Capturing new market opportunities
As the world’s energy sector moves away from fossil fuels and towards the use of renewable sources like wind...

Articles

3 JUN 2021 Article
3 min read
Floating an idea to decarbonise offshore oil and gas production
Wärtsilä proposes an idea to help decarbonise offshore oil and gas production with...
Maersk Mover offshore supply vessel
20 NOV 2020 Article
4 min read
Onboard with Maersk Supply Service’s offshore vessels
Wärtsilä Voyage is installing Onboard Energy Advisory Systems in nine Maersk Supply Service...
Offshore drilling rig winter scene
22 OCT 2020 Article
4 min read
Improving efficiency to increase value in the offshore drilling industry
Amidst multiple downward pressures, including Covid-19 and a global...
Offshore drilling rigs off the coast of Scotland
13 OCT 2020 Article
3 min read
How to realise greater value in the offshore drilling industry
The offshore drilling industry could recoup significant costs by achieving better...
Safety first is key to success in the tight offshore drilling market
15 JUL 2020 Article
6 min read
Safety first is key to success in the tight offshore drilling market
The offshore oil industry continues to emphasise operational and worker safety...
Why hybrid power systems make sense for the offshore drilling industry
17 MAR 2016 Article
9 min read
Why hybrid power systems make sense for the offshore drilling industry
As the pressure to reduce costs in offshore drilling continues to mount,...

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