Akselos has celebrated the launch of a “digital twin” for Shell’s Bonga floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel.
In the last year, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in the oil & gas sector has shown continued hesitation from the heady days of $100 oil back in 2013. However acquisition activity is showing signs of gaining pace, and may become more aggressive than ever.
The former director of engineering at Maersk Oil has been appointed as an advisor to tech developer Akselos.
Thomas Leurent, CEO of Akselos, says the future of man and machine, the energy debate and the importance of social purpose were all standout moments for him at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting.
Digitalisation is needed where the pain is “most unbearable”, an industry technology leader has said.