SUPER call for PhD proposals

The Scottish Universities Partnership for Environmental Research Doctoral Training Partnership (or SUPER DTP) has announced its first call for PhD studentship proposals.

TechX Pioneers Cohort 2 for 2019

The Oil & Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) has opened applications for Cohort 2 of its TechX Pioneer programme. Closing date for applications is 31 January 2019, and the programme will start in May 2019.

Tendeka with the University of Strathclyde

Tendeka is a leading provider of completions systems and services to the upstream oil and gas industry. It identified an opportunity to perform a computational investigation of the performance of the Autonomous Inflow Control Device (AICD), which is used as a valve for oil production applications.

TechnipFMC Umbilicals with University of Aberdeen

TechnipFMC is a global leader in subsea, onshore/offshore and surface projects. Identifying the need to develop a method of suspending the umbilical in the water column and transferring the weight, TechnipFMC approached OGIC and partnered with the University of Aberdeen to undertake concept design, detailed design, prototype manufacture and testing of their load bearing connector.

Pitch@Palace 2018

Pitch@Palace 10.0, which will take place in London on 8 November, is well underway. We have already had two fantastic On Tour events in Edinburgh (2 July) and Wrexham (11 July). The final On Tour event will take place in Belfast on 21 September and Boot Camp will be held at the University of Cambridge, Judge Business School on 4 October.

Oil & Gas Innovation Centre supports 75th project

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.