As the industry seeks to maximise economic recovery of oil and gas reserves and technology is developed to enable that objective; many installations will remain in service beyond their originally planned operational life span. This presents challenges to the industry in managing the effects of ageing on assets, plant and equipment and to ensure that integrity can be maintained throughout the full asset life cycle. This section contains useful information on the management of ageing and life extension (ALE) and in particular provides links to industry guidance and other related documentation.

Technical Guidance produced by OGUK Work Groups

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Electrical, Control and Instrumentation (E,C&I)

This guidance document supplements the OGUK ALE management system guidelines and provides industry technical guidance in relation to ALE issues affecting E,C&I equipment.  The document has been written primarily for the following key industry groups: E,C&I Technical Authorities, Engineers, Technicians and relevant operations and support personnel.

To assist in the management of ALE issues affecting EC&I equipment, the following typical templates have been provided with a guide on how to populate the information:

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Floating Production Installations

This guidance document supplements the OGUK ALE management system guidelines and provides industry technical guidance in relation to ALE issues affecting floating production installations.  The document has been written primarily for the following key industry groups: Technical Authorities, IVB and Classification personnel, Engineers, Technicians and relevant operations and support personnel.

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Offshore Structures

This guidance document supplements the OGUK ALE management system guidelines and provides industry technical guidance in relation to ALE issues affecting offshore structures.  The document has been written primarily for the following key industry groups: Technical Authorities, Engineering Authorities; Design Engineers; Operations & Engineering Managers; Relevant Offshore Operations, Maintenance and Inspection Personnel; Relevant onshore support functions and IVB and Classification Society personnel

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