OGIC invests more than £85,000 into new projects

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.

Opinion: A technology strategy for our times

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.

Hunt for offshore success stories is launched

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.

Augmented reality system for oil and gas industry in pipeline

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.

Key posts filled at £180m Oil and Gas Technology Centre

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.