Dr Vahid Vaziri is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Applied Dynamics Research (CADR) at the University of Aberdeen. He gave us his insights on working with industry on oil and gas research – advice we think is practical and valuable for researchers and businesses alike.
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The Kibosh Rapid Pipe Repair clamp was initially developed for domestic use and offers a quick and effective means of repairing a leaking pipe and accommodating leaking pipe fittings. Seeing an opportunity to adapt the clamp for use in the oil and gas sector, and thereby reduce downtime from loss of containment, Kibosh approached OGIC for helping in finding an academic partner.
Dr Nadimul Faisal, Reader in the School of Engineering at Robert Gordon University, has four OGIC projects under his belt and is a great guide to Scotland’s innovation landscape and opportunities. So we asked him to share some insights.
Tubular Sciences Ltd is working on new technology for connecting metal-to-metal pipelines. By developing a patented, non-threaded, non-welded connector, the Aberdeen-based microbusiness is planning to offer a cost-effective alternative to traditional welded jointing methods.
Edinburgh scientists have received funding for a pioneering study into hydrogen storage for decarbonising the UK’s energy sector.
Our CEO Ian Phillips won the prestigious Industry Leader of the Year award at this year’s P&J Gold Awards.
The Floating Wind Technology Acceleration Competition is looking for technologies that will help overcome barriers to the development of the floating offshore wind industry in Scotland.
A joint project involving researchers from the University of Aberdeen and OGIC is using artificial intelligence (AI) to unlock the “treasure trove” of raw data collected by the oil and gas industry in order to maximise economic recovery.