Digital technology will be key to helping the oil and gas industry ride out a “perfect storm” of challenges facing its future, the audience heard at an event in Aberdeen last night.
Training & Technology
With many hydro plants aging, there is a rapidly growing need for management to digitalize operations to get the best out of their assets, as well as to optimize process and performance. Will Leonard, Product Manager, Asset Performance Management, from ABB’s Energy Industries team discusses the untapped potential of predictive maintenance.
Powered by collaboration: ABB and partners deliver subsea technology for a sustainable energy future
As part of a $100 million Joint Industry Project (JIP), ABB has pushed the boundaries in design, development and testing of subsea power distribution and conversion technology.
Oil giant BP's hi-tech investment arm BP Ventures has today made a multi-million pound investment in an artificial intelligence (AI) technology firm based in China.
Government and businesses are being urged to prepare for reskilling workers at risk from automation as almost half of the Scots population said they feared their jobs were at risk.
Pupils from Robert Gordon’s College have excelled in this year’s STEM in the Pipeline competition, which tasked them with finding a solution to an oil and gas challenge.
Subsea robotics company Rovop is supporting two teams from St Margaret’s School for Girls in Aberdeen in the First Lego League.
There are opportunities for companies to press ahead with innovation and expansion while using machine learning and big data, ABB’s vice president for digital Ronan O’Sullivan said recently.
A new system which can supply electricity over distances of up to 600 kilometres and down to waters depths with pressures that could shatter a brick has passed a trial with flying colours.
Cumbrian firm Forth Engineering said yesterday it was ready to showcase “world first” pipeline technology in Aberdeen next week.
British astronaut Tim Peake is to address hundreds of north-east kids as part of The Data Lab’s first STEM event to be held in Aberdeen.
A north-east oilfield technology firm has deployed a modified version of its pioneering well-intervention device for cash for the first time.
The boss of an Aberdeen-based marine operator is frustrated by the weak response to his launch of an innovation incubator earlier this year.
Bureau Veritas Solutions – Marine & Offshore is using its existing asset management digital twin capability, VeristarAIM3D, which was developed in partnership with Dassault Systemes, to support a range of customers around the globe.
Training and technology organisation 3T Energy Group has appointed a new chief financial officer to support its rapid global growth.
A north-east oilfield technology firm has reached the promised land of commercialisation with its pioneering well-intervention device.
Energy, defence, valve, oceanographic and marine science businesses have been among the first to use Balmoral’s new, £20 million subsea test centre in Aberdeen.
Three-quarters of oil and gas executives believe the sector’s supply chain has the right skills and expertise to support the energy transition, according to a poll.
Opex Group, an Aberdeen-based technology firm specialising in data science and predictive analysis, has moved quickly to support a new graduate apprenticeship scheme at Robert Gordon University (RGU).
US oilfield service firm Halliburton has bought a package of well intervention tools from Aberdeen-headquartered Westerton UK.
Glasgow-based Sciencesoft creates reservoir simulation software solutions and has been awarded £670,000 of SMART:SCOTLAND grants from Scottish Enterprise towards the development of new tools to support clients in the oil and gas industry.
A chronic shortage of specialist teachers is preventing some north-east pupils from taking the Stem (science, technology, engineering and maths) subjects they are passionate about.
A Scottish energy storage start-up has announced it has been shortlisted to compete for a £90,000 prize at a Shell-organised competition in The Netherlands.
TechnipFMC and DNV GL have entered into a partnership to develop the oil and gas industry’s first methodology for qualifying the integrity of digital twin technology.
Safety training firm RelyOn Nutec has entered the digital learning market through the acquisition of Cresent, the trading name of Newcastle-registered Red Oak.