#ndt The Total Alwyn drilling platform in the North Sea will be the first testing site for a autonomous ground robot inspection device.

The 18-month project to develop the robot for it’s first trial at Alwyn and onshore at Total’s Shetland Gas Plant, which receives production from the Laggan-Tormore fields, will be carried out by the Oil & Gas Technology Centre, Total E&P, Austria’s Taurob and Germany’s Technische Universitaet Darmstadt (TU Darmstadt).

The TU Darmstadt and Taurob collaboration won Total
Source: NDT