The Oil & Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC) has signed its 75th project, taking its total investment into innovative technology over the last four years to £3.8million. The latest project comes as OGIC finalises agreements on five new technologies, all of which have the potential to cut operational costs and improve efficiency in the oil and gas industry.

On 31st May 2018, OGIC hosted an event to discuss methods of getting innovations to market in the oil and gas industry. Covering innovation funding options, discussing IP protection and finding new markets for innovations, attendees heard from a host of speakers with experiences working through from concept to commercialisation.

  About our team The Oil & Gas Innovation Centre was set up in 2014 to support the industry agenda to increase production and reduce costs in the UKCS by enabling the delivery of innovative technical solutions, using the skills and expertise of Scottish Higher Education Institutes, innovators and SMEs. The OGIC Management Team is … Continued

The Oil & Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC) has today (Monday 14th May) reported that more than 500 jobs will be sustained or created in Scotland over the next six years as a direct result of its support for research and development.

Scotland’s top oil and gas research and development organisations (the Royal Society of Edinburgh, OGIC and The Data Lab – Innovation Centre) are to travel to China this month as part of a knowledge share designed to fortify ties and increase business.

In the last 12 months, the potential of the Internet of Things (IoT) to benefit the oil and gas industry has been accelerated with the arrival of 4G technology offshore. With the agility to adopt new technologies, and the ability to collect and assess big data and communicate offshore analysis and results in real time, 4G is bridging the last few metres from control room to the live plant. IoT devices are now a more accessible and viable resource to develop alternative solutions for industry challenges.