“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.”
Training & Technology
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.
Digital technology firm ABB today unveiled a new ability collaboration operations centre in Genoa, Italy.
Aker Solutions has entered into a collaboration with software company Cognite for use of digital technology to make offshore assets more efficient.
Part of the Seanamic Group, Caley Ocean Systems have been designing and manufacturing offshore handling systems for the energy, diving, defence and seismic sector for exactly half a century.
Aberdeen-based FrontRow Energy Technology Group has announced the launch of a new production technology business for the oil and gas sector.
A group that helps aspiring engineers get into the oil and gas industry is staging two events at universities in Aberdeen later this month.
Norwegian marine specialists Kongsberg Maritime are collaborating on a project to develop remotely-operated fireboats to tackle dangerous port fires.
A call has been made for more female recruits to join an apprenticeship scheme for the energy sector.
UK government funding to help train new recruits in the maritime sector has been doubled to £30million per year.
The rise of robots could lead to thousands of jobs being lost in Aberdeen over the next 12 years – but a new study has said that the city is better placed than others to cope.
Tendeka has carried out a successful field trial of an industry-first wireless intelligent completions system.
AGR Software has announced a contract win with Point Resources to provide offshore well time and cost estimations and cross-reference analytics software.
Matt Dawson is perhaps best known as the scrum-half in the 2003 rugby World Cup-winning England team, and for his appearances on the BBC’s “A question of sport”.
Engineering consultancy Merlin ERD is lending a helping hand to out of work drilling professionals.
Aberdeen technology start-up Raptor Oil has secured £4.2million worth of backing from an investment programme led by energy giant Statoil.
I’ve been reflecting on the asset inspection industry which has morphed through various stages of knowledge maturity and equipment evolution to its current zenith of the “mini-aeronautical and ROV drone era” writes Laurie Mackay, principal consultant at MCL Protection Ltd
As we move into 2018, it’s always worth reflecting on the previous 12 months. I was encouraged by the amount of positive activity at the end of last year with a steady increase in the oil price, new contract announcements and further field developments. As an industry, we certainly seem to be moving in the right direction and I hope to see similar activity in the months ahead.
As a business we’re a glass half full kind of place, a collective mindset that I believe has helped sustain us over recent years and ensured the continued commitment to the R&D behind our technology and the evolution of our team in the face of adverse market conditions.
A London-based blockchain start-up has secured investment from oil giant Shell in exchange for a minority stake.
Operating for nearly 100 years, with a key base in Shetland, Peterson has grown from its original roots in agricultural inspections to become an expert in the field of logistics, quality, certifications and risk management.
Petrotechnics expects to prosper from a hefty investment in research and development (R&D) as well as more people finally waking up to the digital revolution.