Interesting as it is to ponder flying or subsea drones, or even walking past a robot on an offshore platform, the future of the North Sea is just as much about strides in data and digitalisation.
If the hype is to be believed, a new generation of vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) aircraft is set to transform the landscape of aviation in the coming decade.
Electric vehicle (EV) charging firm Trojan Energy has plans to expand its team and ramp up installations after securing £9million in funding from the Scottish National Investment Bank (SNIB).
Two Aberdeen entrepreneurs have secured £250,000 in funding from Royal Bank of Scotland to develop their robotics inspection systems for the energy sector, and create a string of new jobs.
Scottish technology company RAB-Microfluidics intends to scale up manufacturing of its disruptive new oil analysis device after receiving £2.2million in new equity funding.
The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and the National Robotarium have partnered up to deliver a project aimed at scaling and commercialising offshore robotics.
A major Japanese ship-builder is getting ready for a new type of seaborne cargo: trapped CO₂.
North-east energy services company Clearwell Technology is ramping up testing of a tool it says may halve oil and gas decommissioning emissions and costs.
Inductosense has secured funding from the Net Zero Technology Centre (NZTC) to develop and trial a new wall thickness monitoring sensor with BP.
EDF has deployed a unique remotely operated vehicle (ROV) to carry out what it believes is the first autonomous wind farm foundation inspection at the Blyth scheme, off Northumberland.
New research published by DNV reveals that energy executives anticipate life, property, and environment-compromising cyber-attacks on the sector within the next two years.
HydraWell has announced a merger with Read, in a move aimed at creating a new well integrity specialist focused on late-life oilfield activities.
A pioneering company has struck a deal to help decarbonise flaring sites in the United Arab Emirates, while producing hydrogen and graphene.
Baker Hughes has launched a new subsea wellhead technology, the MS-2 Annulus Seal, aimed at reducing the number of rig trips needed for well installations – and saving up to half a million dollars per rig.
More than six decades since the idea of building nuclear-powered merchant ships hit the headlines, the concept is back, radically revamped by Norwegian ship designed and builder Ulstein.
Oceaneering has joined forces with Sony Pictures and theme park operator Merlin Entertainments to develop an attraction around the hit Jumanji film franchise.
There has never been so much pressure to wean the human species off its massive dependency on hydrocarbons; with the war in Ukraine and the staggeringly high temperatures recorded in the Arctic and Antarctic further forcing the Great Energy Transition into overdrive.
Trading insights provider Sparta it has raised a six-million-dollar Series A funding round from European venture capital firm Singular.
While oil and gas producers in the UK North Sea, especially, have failed to come up with a live carbon capture and storage operation offshore, companies in Norway and Holland have already succeeded in developing a viable CCS system for shipping.
Consultancy Crondall Energy has been awarded a share of a £6.7 million UK Government pot to try to use North Sea infrastructure to solve the puzzle of energy storage.
A seismic survey firm owned by oil giant BP has developed equipment which is hoped to one day be used on the moons of Saturn or Jupiter.
The Net Zero Technology Centre (NZTC) has announced the twelve clean energy technology start-ups selected for the fourth cohort of the award-winning TechX Accelerator Programme.
Delegates at an Energy Voice event Thursday afternoon heard how a range of technologies, from AI to smarter valves, are enabling the sector in its journey to net zero.
Sweden’s Echandia, which specialises in developing low-emissions technology for maritime applications, is to open a UK office in Aberdeen.
Oceaneering has pioneered the UK’s first onshore remote piloting ROV operation, monitoring drilling operations at BP’s Clair Ridge during summer 2021.