Event shines spotlight on new data innovation


New to Aberdeen, Scottish Enterprise along with supporting partners EIC, SPE, OGIC and Skills Development Scotland, will host a free one-day thought-leadership event on March 13 as part of Scotland’s two-week festival of data innovation, known as DataFest.


Revived zeal for tech development a silver lining to downturn


The downturn in the oil and gas industry has been well documented but the upside – and there is one - has been the incredible amount of work that is taking place in Aberdeen in supporting and nurturing a new generation of tech start ups who have the potential to ensure the UK has a sustainable hydrocarbon industry for years to come.


Oil and gas needs to meet other sectors on digitalisation


There is a burgeoning sense of optimism sweeping the sector and the market feels much stronger than it did 12 months ago. The industry is definitely starting to recover and rebuild itself following three years of weak prices and significant cost pressures.


Opinion: Industry needs new generation of digital advances


The past three years have seen the oil and gas industry navigate its way through challenging economic conditions.  These conditions have both created and highlighted the operational challenges in a sector that faces perpetual technical challenges.