Flylogix, an oil and gas drone firm which had millions of pounds invested from energy giant BP and fund manager Amati, has gone into administration.
Colette Cohen, the CEO of the Net Zero Technology Centre, is to become the chair of unmanned aviation firm Flylogix.
BP has invested £3m into unmanned aviation firm Flylogix following methane monitoring trials in the UK North Sea.
Shell has become the latest operator to join a group tackling the challenge of North Sea methane emissions monitoring with drones and sensors.
Flylogix has partnered on a two-year project to use unmanned aircraft to detect and monitor oil spills from the sky.
Unmanned aviation firm Flylogix is planning more flights to monitor methane emissions from North Sea platforms early next year after reaching a new milestone.
Equinor has claimed a “world first” with the use of a drone to deliver lifeboat system parts offshore, in what could be a sign of future North Sea logistics operations.
The executive chairman of unmanned aerial vehicle firm FlyLogix said it is “very fortunate” to have enjoyed success in recent months despite the Covid-19 pandemic.
A new initiative has been launched to propel the process of using unmanned aircraft to inspect North Sea platforms.