ESS is unique in that as well as providing contracting and equipment hire services it also focuses on research & development work. This work is aimed at proving conceptual technologies and bringing them quickly to the markets of oil and gas as well as renewables.
ESS has a dedicated facility for undertaking research work. This facility includes a 2Te overhead crane, 10,000 litre test tank and 4 work bays.
To date ESS’s SCAR model testing and Ambient Lifting have successfully been through the R&D programme with a number of other technologies currently being advanced.