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

Unmanned Robotic Topside

Complete

Hairy Nanoparticles Near-Well Region

Core 2020

Subsea Desanding

Core 2020

ESP Monitoring &Control System

Core 2020

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 <$6,000,000 
Schedule: May-May

DeepStar Nippon contractor contract 2020

  • NanoActive EFT (Enhanced Flowback Technology) for Offshore Application 

  • Prevention and Remediation of Asphaltene Deposition and Hydrate Formation at Field Conditions - Assessment and Modeling 

  • Subsea Omni Directional Optical Wi-Fi System Demonstration of Layout Free & flexible Directional UOWC system

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

  • Reducing operational and capital risks through unified FPSO process & turbomachinery automation solution development

  • Flow-Induced Vibration Predicting Method Study for Subsea Flowlines/Risers

  • Standardization of Inspection to Enable Digital Twin

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

  • Establishment of cost-effective monitoring method for HPHT reservoir and downhole by using P-T sensor-equipped flowable ball

  • Smart Dissolvable Plugged Nozzle Assemblies (DPNAs) to be Installed on Limited Entry Liners with Tracer - Release Capability for Extended Reach Deviated Wells

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