About Us

The integrity of drilling riser systems has never been more important as riser owners are compelled to find innovatively engineered solutions to reduce total cost of ownership, and prolong the life of their equipment. Merton Riser's Class approved integrity management programme that includes condition-based inspection and condition-based maintenance is providing riser owners with a lower cost alternative to schedule-based inspection and maintenance. The programme is presently used by Drilling Contractors and recognized by Operators.

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Merton Riser's Drilling Riser Integrity Management (DRIM) program uses Fracture Mechanics to estimate remaining life based on flaw size. This provides more accurate estimates of the riser's fatigue and remaining life. Though extensive corrosion mapping the programme also provides and assessment of corrosion and remaining life due to corrosion. Merton Riser is the only Drilling Riser Integrity Management Program (DRIM) with DNV GL Approval and can issue certificates with inspection intervals of more than 5 years when supported by the condition of the riser and the operating environment.

  • Measurement

    The Most Advanced Measurement Techniques

  • Gauge

    Better Evaluation of Condition and Extended Remaining Life

  • Dollar

    Reduced Total Cost of Ownership

  • High resolution DNV GL approved inspections


Expertise in the Field

Our onsite engineers perform inspections on riser systems utilizing modern NDT techniques such as Phased Array and TOFD to provide an accurate disposition of your assets' condition.

In the Cloud

All of this information is shared and available to our clients via MERIT, our custom inspection software. Manage your inventory, assessments, and inspections from anywhere.

On Shore

On-shore specialists review all inspection information and marry that with operations data in order to get a holistic view of your asset to determine the estimated life and the best maintenance schedule.

Our Team

Our team has a combined 150 years of industry and field experience. When you work with us you'll be working with passionate and invested professionals who want you to succeed.


From time to time Merton Riser hires exceptional individuals, as Engineers in field roles managing projects, or in the office performing engineering assessments or doing both. If you would like to be considered for future openings, please send your CV to solutions@mertonriser.com and we will be in touch when we have an opening.

Merton Riser Inc.

16225 Park Ten Place, Suite 250
Houston, TX. 77084
Telephone: 1.832.779.8277
Email: solutions@mertonriser.com