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Smarter data-driven pipeline risk assessment keeps the gas flowing in the Middle East

Smarter data-driven pipeline risk assessment keeps the gas flowing in the Middle East

Northeastern Saudi Arabia near Iraqi border, 1985 Pipeline risk managers are turning uncertainty into an ally using Bayesian Network statistical methodology DNV GL’s unique approach combines the method with machine learning through a cu ...

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How can a sustainable open data system promote trust in our progress towards a net zero economy?

How can a sustainable open data system promote trust in our progress towards a net zero economy?

In our previous blog post we proudly announced the launch of our work with the Open Data Institute (ODI) working on a research activity that will feed into the wider programme the team is carrying out on the long-term sustainability, and infrastr ...

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Sharing data leading to better decisions to support cleaner environmental growth

Sharing data leading to better decisions to support cleaner environmental growth

The Open Data Institute (ODI) has announced funding for seven UK initiatives and projects as part of their Innovate UK funded R&D programme. All the projects and initiatives are exploring approaches that enable trustworthy and ethical sharing ...

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Materials engineers supporting renewables in the fight against climate change

Materials engineers supporting renewables in the fight against climate change

Adoption of renewable energy is a key driver in the fight against climate change. It’s worldwide implementation is critical to meeting the 2016 UN Paris Agreement goal of keeping the global temperature rise this century well below ‘2 degrees Cels ...

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Towing Vessels and Sir Tim

Towing Vessels and Sir Tim

What does DNV GL’s towing vessel approvability scheme have in common with the brilliant British scientist Sir Tim Berners-Lee? Read on to find out! In a previous blog post I wrote about how the innovation team at DNV GL had taken inspiration ...

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Avoiding a meltdown in plastics decision-making

Avoiding a meltdown in plastics decision-making

Today’s designers and engineers now have more access to a plethora of polymers than at any other stage in history. There are currently more than 90 generic plastics and around 1,000 sub-generic modifications with 50,000 commercial grades availa ...

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SurfLoad launches on Veracity

SurfLoad launches on Veracity

A new approach to SurfLoad Taking a product to market – particularly one with as rich a heritage as SurfLoad, DNV GL’s tool for conducting Soil/Pipeline Interaction Analysis (“SPIA”) – is challenging. One of the key drivers for any digit ...

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Can your DP vessel detect and handle a netstorm?

Can your DP vessel detect and handle a netstorm?

Communication network failures have been identified in high profile incidents involving Dynamically Positioned (DP) vessels over the years. The cause of several of these network failures was specifically attributed to netstorm.  What is a netstorm, ...

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Event Risk Scoring - How risky was that incident?

Event Risk Scoring - How risky was that incident?

Edward Smith compares the pros and cons of two different approaches to event risk scoring - evaluating how close an event came to an accident, or the risk of the event re-occurring. ...

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Are you ready for cloud-enabled, dynamic QRAs?

Are you ready for cloud-enabled, dynamic QRAs?

Through data analytics, the cloud, and online visualization, large volumes of QRA data can be harnessed to produce and interpret insights beyond the requirements of compliance. A living QRA – simple, smart and sensitive As part of the devel ...

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