Clearwell Technology is developing a high energy thermal device, Therm-X-Mill®, for downhole, in situ removal of production tubing components. The technology eliminates the requirement to recover the completion string out of the well during P&A.
A new technique to monitor the long-term integrity of suspended or decommissioned oil and gas wells in the North Sea is in development via a collaborative project involving Sentinel Subsea, Heriot-Watt University and OGIC.
The Oil & Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC) has signed its 100th project, taking the total it has invested into innovative oil and gas technology to £6 million over the last five years.
OGIC is co-funding a project, involving KBS, INPEX Corporation and Heriot-Watt University, to combat mercury-related risk in the processing of oil and gas reservoir fluids.
Behind each innovation project we support at OGIC, there’s a huge amount of work putting projects together and making them run smoothly. Our Project Manager Paul Robb gives some glimpses into how innovation happens.
Innovate UK is running a £2 million competition for R&D funding for ESP (electronics, sensors and photonics) for robotics in extreme environments.
Project Manager Mhairi Begg has been with OGIC since our launch in 2014. We asked her about the changing innovation landscape, her tips for innovation success, and some project highlights.
During her four years at the Oil & Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC), Project Manager Becky MacAngus has seen at close hand what makes an innovation project work well, and how academics and businesses can collaborate effectively. When we asked her about her recipe for success – both for winning funding and managing a project – … Continued