Innovation’s key role in delivering operational benefits to decommissioning activities was highlighted by an event organised by the Oil & Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC) and Decom North Sea.
Monthly Archives: September 2016
Oceanology International 2017 is a truly unique event showcasing the latest technologies and developments from across the ocean enterprise.
The Oil & Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC) is investing more than £85,000 into three new technology development projects which have the potential to cut operational costs and improve efficiency in the oil and gas industry.
Technology innovation is going to play a critical role in the next chapter of oil and gas recovery from the UK continental shelf (UKCS) and in driving export growth in our UK-based supply chain. It is encouraging that there is alignment from Government, the regulator and industry on this front, as demonstrated by the launch of the Oil & Gas Authority’s Technology Strategy.
The 2017 Offshore Achievement Awards were launched on 7 September, 2016 at the Intelligent Energy conference. Following a record 30th anniversary year (in terms of both entrants and attendees) for the awards in 2016, event organisers the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Aberdeen and returning principal sponsor TAQA are looking forward to hearing the success stories of both companies and individuals when entries open on 3 October.
The event focused on a range of technologies, from those which are at an early stage of development and need funding, to those that are practically ready for use and just need their first client.
An augmented reality system is set to be developed for use in the oil and gas industry thanks to financial backing from two Scottish innovation centres. With support from the Oil & Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC), engineering design company Cadherent worked with Robert Gordon University to complete the first phase of research into the technology which will allow operators to track then identify, classify and recreate 3D models of equipment.
The chief executive of the new £180million Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) in Aberdeen revealed yesterday she had already filled a number of keys posts. Despite being in its infancy, she wants OGTC to be working on projects and spending money by the end of the year.