Oceanography and meteorology


  • Environmental assessment
    • Assessment of environmental impact of offshore constructions;
    • Assessment of environmental impact of constructions in habours and ports;
    • Emergency plans – coastal and deep water;
    • Simulation of locational alternatives and morphological alternatives for coastal constructions (breakwaters, embankments, dredging, piers and port terminals, navigation channels).
  • Observational studies
    • Metocean and Climatology studies to support Environmental Assessments.
  • Applied numerical simulations
    • Modelling of waves and tides;
    • Modelling of ocean circulation;
    • Modelling of turbidity currents and sediment dynamics;
    • Modelling of sewage plumes.
  • Data analyses/Data assimilation
    • Metocean data analyses
    • Data quality control and quality assurance;
    • Data re-analyses (model and observational data);
    • Data assimilation in ocean circulation models.
  • Ocean forecast
    • Operacional models for nowcast and forecast of ocean currents and waves.

Environmental Technology


Petroleum Technology

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  • Well engineering
    • Geomechanic studies;
    • Well stability studies;
    • Flux and fracturing in the interface well-formation.
  • Reservoir characterization
    • Geomechanic modelling;
    • Physical properties of rocks;
    • Reservoir capacity avaliation.
  • Geological studies and basin modelling

    • Interpretation of 2D, 3D and 4D seismic data;
    • Analysis of attributes;
    • Espectral decomposition;
    • Acustic inversion;
    • Petrophysic analysis;
    • Basin modelling.

Marine Technology


  • Structural integrity assessment

    • Nonlinear static stress analysis;
    • Unstable collapse and post-bluckling analysis;
    • Dynamic stress/displacement analysis;
    • Experimental data fitting.
  • Floating, production systems (FPS)
    • Wave interactions with offshore platforms and other structures or vessels;
    • Fully coupled dynamic analysis of floating unit / mooring / risers;
    • Multi-directional environmental loading;
    • Ultimate strength assessment of ship panels.
  • Oil pipes

    • Vortex induced vibration (VIV) analysis
  • Maritime operations

    • Numerical simulation of equipment installation;
    • Side by side operations;
    • Offloading.
  • Abandonment of subsea instalations

    • Abandonment of wells;
    • Abandonment of subsea processing units;
    • Abandonment of oil pipes.