Aberdeenshire businessman Steven Mitchell said yesterday he had no regrets about launching a subsea piping business in the middle of an oil and gas industry downturn. The new venture, Subsea Piping Solutions (SPS), based in Colpy is going from strength to strength in its first year, he said. SPS now employs three people and Mr … Continued
Two Robert Gordon University (RGU) graduates have set up their own company specialising in developing innovative underwater products for the energy industry. Ben Grant (30), who studied electrical and electronic engineering and Alastair McLennan-Murray (31), an artificial intelligence and robotics graduate, set up Impact Subsea in February and are relishing the challenge of running their … Continued
OGUK’s Efficiency Task Force is set to support the drive to maximise economic recovery from the UKCS.
Venturefest was designed to help connect Scotland’s entrepreneurs and innovators, accelerating business growth and building links between Scotland’s SME community and investors, innovators, entrepreneurs and academics at home and abroad. OGIC’s Ernie Lamza attended the event which took place on the 9th September at the Glasgow Science Centre- pictured. Click here to view … Continued
The Future of North Sea Oil & Gas brings together oil majors, E&P companies, supply chain, investors and government for a timely discussion on revitalising exploration and production within the UKCS. With the North Sea oil and gas industry undergoing a period of rapid change following the oil price collapse, improving production and cost efficiency … Continued
Industry heavweights Melfort Campbell and Martin Jones have been appointed to strengthen the board of the National Subsea Research Initiative (NSRI). They will help the Aberdeenshire-based NSRI deliver its aim of bringing new technology to market that will reduce costs and deliver efficiencies and help the UK subsea sector maintain its world-leading position. The NSRI … Continued
Included within the Dowling Review of Business-University Research Collaborations, published July 2015, is an interesting diagram highlighting where OGIC fit into the innovative landscape. Click here to view the diagram. To view the whole report click here
The UK’s excellent science base supports companies across industrial sectors to innovate, bringing broad benefits for society and supporting economic growth. Today, the Society is publishing six case studies about businesses using science in the UK. The UK has created a world-leading research base, which provides the foundation for new ideas and discoveries, fuelling economic … Continued