Finance Secretary Derek Mackay has pledged to support apprentices by allocating more than £200million to enhance their skills and development.
Training & Technology
Offshore survival training firm Survivex has started offering interest-free finance packages to help workers pay for courses.
Siemens and Aker Solutions will work together on the development of digital offerings in engineering, operations and services.
Digital age, artificial intelligence and machine learning are topics that have been discussed at length by the oil and gas industry.
The new owner of Survivex said yesterday that growth was on the cards for the north-east offshore survival trainer.
Norwegian pipeline inspector Halfwave will wield its acoustic resonance technology (ART) in Australia.
A north-east offshore survival training company has been acquired by a private-equity backed rival.
Forty young professionals attended a recent interactive professional development event at Sir Ian Wood House in Aberdeen.
Industry experts from Petrotechnics, McKinsey Energy Insights, Airswift and Reliance got together for a roundtable discussion to provide insight on the theme of digitalisation.
More than 500,000 Scottish jobs could be created through Artificial Intelligence by 2037.
Three of the Oil and Gas Technology Centre's (OGTC's) TechX Pioneers have been named in Scotland's list of the 20 most talented entrepreneurs.
We have been here before, right? It’s been called the Smart field (Shell), i-Field (Chevron), Field of the Future (BP) and now “digitalisation” is the new big thing.
The co-pilot who helped land a stricken passenger flight on New York’s Hudson River will outline how safety training and teamwork saved lives during a global energy conference.
An Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) subsidiary is offering two scholarships for Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) Graduate Certificate in Petroleum Data Management.
Wireless well technology firm Acoustic Data has announced the appointment of former Schlumberger executive Mike Mannering as chairman.
Wood has announced the development of new wearable camera technology for the offshore oil and gas sector, able to go to previously inaccessible areas.
North-east energy services firm Pipetech said yesterday it had launched a new service on the back of recent projects with North Sea operators.
A professional services firm’s virtual reality (VR) “experience” that was piloted in Scotland’s oil and gas sector, among other industries, is to be rolled out to clients across the UK.Showcased as part of PwC’s Oil and Gas Technology Roadshow late last year, the technology is being used to highlight potential “disruptors” and give companies a better idea of workplace organisational planning.
The Aberdeen section of the Society of Petroleum Engineers has handed out £20,000 in bursaries to students in oil and gas-related subjects from across Scotland.
The service companies that map underground pockets of oil, drill the wells and lift crude from miles below are generating vast new amounts of data they never before realized could be valuable. But their exploration customers are essentially saying hands off to anything coming out of their wells, including the streams of zeros and 1s.
“The UK has got a problem where there is almost a systemic lack of information and encouragement for capable young women to consider, not just engineering, but broadly the science and technology careers.”
Students from the University of Aberdeen are designing a hydrogen-fuelled car as they prepare to compete against teams from around the world in Shell’s Eco-marathon.
The Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) has today announced investment in three oil and gas robotics projects to transform pressure vessel inspection.
Safety organisation Step Change in Safety (Step Change) has announced the launch of new guidance outlining best practice in oil and gas to prevent hydrocarbon release.
Operating in some of the world’s most remote locations and under the harshest of conditions including rough seas and extreme temperatures, technologies for oil and gas applications need to meet incredibly high standards.