Enteq Engineering

Subsea Electronics Qualification

Project Background:

  • Global subsea EPC contracted EnTeQ to re-qualify a subsea electronics module after modification.
  • Involved working at clients office in Aberdeen and Reading to organise, check and source equipment.
  • Qualification testing carried out at Element Materials Technology U.k. 

Objectives:

  • Qualify subsea electronics module to technology readiness level (TRL) 4
  • Perform testing as per API 17F and client requirements
  • Comply with DNV-RP-A203

Constraints:

  • API 17F and Operator Testing Requirements
  • DNV-RP-A203 Recommended Practice
  • Equipment operating parameters
  • Availability of test equipment
  • Tight schedule and budget

Activities:

  • Developed qualification strategy
  • Created test procedures
  • Managed third party test facility
  • Performed temperature, vibration and shock testing
  • Produced test reports 
  • Produced qualification close report

Outcome:

  • Qualified subsea electronics module to TRL 4
  • Satisfied client, API 17F and DNV-RP-A203 requirements