Program Structure

DeepStar® is the industry’s longest-running and most successful offshore technology development consortium and it has generated significant value by providing technology transfer to its members and the industry.

  

CORE Program

DeepStar® CORE Program focuses on all members’ common collaborative technology needs; discusses industry technology issues and develops ideas for larger, elective satellite projects.

 

Annual Budget >$1,200,000 

Schedule: May-May

Operator Member  $100,000
Associate Member  $15,000

 

All membership fees are annual (May-May)
Operator membership level is based on ownership of offshore leases. 
Associate Member is any firm or corporation who is engaged in offshore activity as a drilling contractor,
service company, supplier, or other capacity.

Membership Agreement 2020-2021

Membership Agreement 2020-2023

                 Amendment to Membership Agreement 2020

                DeepStar Core contractor contract 2020-2021

Satellite Projects

Focuses on elective Satellite Projects in which the technology advancement is aided by collaborative among interested parties. 


Budget and Schedule Varies


20 ksi Systems Validation

$200,000

Through tubing Repairs of SCSSV

$150,000

Electric (eSCSSV)

$165,000

Tie-backs with TCP-PIP

$150,000

Unmanned Robotic Topside

$55,000

Hairy Nanoparticles Near-Well Region

$120,000

Subsea Desanding

$200,000

ESP Monitoring &Control System

$100,000

Riser Continued Service

$150,000
          


Annual member cost per project
Administration fee is not included in project price.
Core Members save 25% on satellite project administration fee.



 

   Nippon Foundation Partnership projects 

 

Global collaborative technology development to which DeepStar provides an operator-driven, collaborative technology development program that leverages other stakeholders' capital investment.

Annual Budget <$2,000,000 
Schedule: May-May

DeepStar Nippon contractor contract 2020

  • Enhanced Flowback Technology (EFT) nano active for OffShore Application

  • Improved Chemical Injection System 

  • Demonstration of Capability of Inspection Tool Unit (ITU) mounted on AUV

  • Qualification of High-Pressure SDSS Umbilical Tubing 

  • Subsea Omni Directional Optical WI-FI System

  • Underwater Wireless Power Transfer

  • Acid Gas Removal (AGR) and Re-injection Project

  • Development for long-term protection paint and performance evaluation method

  • Fixed Equipment Integrity Operating Windows based on Facility Operating Conditions

  • ESP with Magnetic Drive System (MDS) for Deep Water

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