The phrase “blended learning” was in vogue for a spell as Scottish education authorities mulled a combination of home study and part-time attendance at school amid the Covid-19 pandemic, and now the idea has taken off in the renewables industry.
Training & Technology
AFBE-UK Scotland and Spirit Energy team up to give youngsters from under-represented groups career advice
Students and graduates facing up to the challenges of finding work in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic have an opportunity to gain career advice at an online event next week.
An innovative autonomous underwater vehicle being developed by Kawasaki Heavy Industries appears to have come through its 2020 trials with flying colours.
A leading skills body is warning the oil and gas sector it needs to act swiftly or risk losing thousands of engineers capable of delivering the energy transition.
Global skills organisation OPITO has launched a new initiative to help seafarers make a move into the oil and gas industry.
An Aberdeen firm has struck a potentially lucrative deal to exclusively supply and install “the world’s most powerful magnets” in the UK.
A dozen “pioneer” start-ups are taking part in the Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC)’s third annual TechX Accelerator programme.
Subsea engineering firm OceanTools has clinched a £50,000 deal to supply devices to marine technology business Seatronics.
Though Covid-19 lockdown restrictions across Scotland are now beginning to ease, the viability and availability of international travel remains up in the air.
With the human population fast approaching the 8 billion mark and as the great energy transition gains momentum, so the pressure to find wholly sustainable, high efficiency low-carbon replacements for fossil fuels and to stem rising greenhouse gas levels mounts.
A digital solution for materials selection in oil and gas is now at the fingertips of users across the industry.
When a line is drawn connecting dots, the outline of a bigger picture becomes clear. This is the premise of ENGAGE, a game-changing and intuitive asset integrity platform that supports integrity needs across the full asset life cycle. Brought to market by CAN Group, ENGAGE connects the dots between asset data and integrity, streamlining engineering and inspection processes and driving efficiencies.
The leading representative body for the UK’s offshore oil and gas sector has partnered with Skills Development Scotland to signpost support for oil and gas workers impacted by redundancy.
The acceleration of digitalisation during the coronavirus pandemic has brought into sharp focus the opportunities for digital technical training within the oil and gas sector.
Energy sector training provider 3T Energy Group has launched Transform, a new cloud-based workforce management and learning platform.
The energy sector today is a constantly changing, evolving and complex landscape. It is continuously seeking to find an equilibrium in the turbulence of supply and demand, fossil fuels and renewables, and survival and growth. All of which is underpinned by fierce competition for investment.
Cavitas Energy’s mission to develop a downhole device aimed at improving the economic feasibility of heavy and enhanced oil recovery has taken a major leap forward.
Two offshore energy sector training firms in the 3T Energy Group have been picked to provide services to Total E&P UK.
Award-winning Scottish subsea gadget firm WFS Technologies has been bought out of administration in a so-called "pre-pack" deal, saving 19 jobs.
The UK has an unrivalled track record of technological innovation, but ideas frequently fail between invention and commercialisation. To help cross this chasm, the National Subsea Research Institute (NSRI) has developed a tool which provides a clear indication of potential commercial viability of early stage technology in the subsea industry, supporting technology and innovation developers, funding organisations and investors.
DeltaTek launched its SeaCure services in 2018 and has gone on to deploy the technology on multiple new wells in the UK North Sea and the Mediterranean. DeltaTek has been vocal about the time and cost saving benefits of the technology (up to 80% in some cases), but something that we don’t often discuss is the environmental impact.
Oil firms must seize the opportunity presented by the Covid-19 pandemic to grasp the nettle and embrace digital technology and data analysis, industry experts have said.
Like many things in life, the more you put in, the more you get back, and that’s very much the case when it comes to mentoring.
Subsea scanning firm Viewport3 has notched up £100,000 worth of orders for a new data capture service within weeks of launching it for the energy sector.
The downturn that struck in 2014 wasn’t littered with pleasant surprises.