Industry Initiatives

​The staff at Spire actively participate in offshore energy industry technical societies and contribute in the development of recommended practice and guidance documents.  Examples of the committees our staff support and industry practices our staff have contributed in the development include:

  • American Petroleum Institute (API) - SC2 Committee

  • Offshore Operators Committee – Life Extension Working Group

  • API RP 2FSIM – Recommended Practice for Floating System Integrity Management

  • API RP 2MIM – Recommended Practice for Mooring Integrity Management

  • API BULL 2HINS - Guidance for Post-hurricane Structural Inspection of Offshore Structures

  • Deepstar® - Continued Service Guidance for Aging Floating Infrastructure

  • Deepstar® - Floating Structure Structural Integrity Management Recommend Practice

  • Guide for Risk Based Inspection (RBI) of Hull Structures for Offshore Installations (Developed for a Class Society)

  • Guidance Notes on the Review and Approval of Novel Concepts (Developed for a Class Society)

  • FPSO Structural Performance Joint Industry Project

  • BSEE Technical Assessment & Research (TAR) Study - Integrity Management Process of Tension Leg Platforms

  • BSEE TAR Study (578) - Assessment of Fixed Offshore Platform Performance in Katrina and Rita

  • BSEE TAR Study (549) - Assessment of Fixed Offshore Platform Performance in Hurricanes Andrew, Lili and Ivan

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