Brexit has “got in the way” of the UK collaborating on a major North Sea wind “island” complex, according to one of the project’s main partners.
Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC)
A leading climate scientist has clashed with the head of the Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) on his view there is “no scope” for fossil fuels if the world is to meet climate goals.
Ambitious plans for a new Energy Hub have been unveiled with hopes for hundreds of jobs and to make giant oil and gas fields in the West of Shetland "net zero by 2030”.
A “massive move” is underway to embrace the carbon capture, usage and storage (CCUS) sector by North Sea supply chain firms, according to the boss of a new industry and government alliance.
A number of North Sea-focused industry groups have announced they will collaborate on a survey designed to assess the pace of digitalisation growth across the sector.
Entrepreneur Martin Gilbert has been appointed chairman of the Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) at a “pivotal time” for the energy industry.
A new clean energy power system could soon be used to provide backup power to North Sea assets.
A new study will identify the UK’s best sites and produce a roadmap for carbon storage to help the country reach its net zero targets.
Potential for ‘thousands’ of jobs as Sir Ian Wood unveils plans for Aberdeen ‘Energy Transition Zone’
Sir Ian Wood has unveiled ambitious plans to help the north-east economy capitalise on the energy transition, potentially creating “thousands” of jobs in the process.
It is estimated that during 2019 over 20 million people in the UK contacted the 999 emergency services to request immediate police, ambulance, fire or coastguard support or to report an emergency.
Two women who climbed the ranks to sit at the very pinnacle of their chosen careers have been made OBEs.
The biggest change I have seen in 2019 is the move by the oil and gas industry towards a net zero future. There have been many factors that have influenced this change, from the social public push through to the active and engaged conversation the industry has been having around Roadmap 2035 (what we will look like in 2035).
The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has set out its strategy to digitalise the North Sea with the aim of taking a slice of a $510bn global data prize.
Opito has invested more than £600,000 in an immersive and educational energy theatre which will be unveiled at Aberdeen Science Centre (ASC) when it reopens in next summer.
The leading trade body for the North Sea energy sector put the benefits of digital technology under the spotlight yesterday.
The chief executive of the Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) has forecasted “some difficult times ahead” as the industry embraces digital innovations.
The Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) has launched the third year of its “pioneer” start-up programme with Norwegian operator Equinor joining as a partner.
The next phase has been announced of a world-first project to see autonomous robots working on offshore oil and gas installations.
The Oil and Gas Technology (OGTC) has hailed “significant progress” with more than £130million co-invested to date along with the industry.
A new initiative has been launched to propel the process of using unmanned aircraft to inspect North Sea platforms.
Industry leaders discussed the potential need for a “new brand” for decommissioning at Offshore Europe yesterday as it “implies you’re getting rid of rubbish”.
A £50million centre aimed at making the UK North Sea the world’s first decarbonised oil and gas region is to be created in Aberdeen.
Since opening two-and-a-half years ago, the boss of the Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) believes it has come some way to “debunk” the concept the UK industry is reluctant to try new ideas.
The search is one for “a mix of grey and green” industry professionals to create new, highly-scalable businesses in the energy sector.
Law firm CMS said Aberdeen-based engineering and design business GDi had become the first Scottish company to join its EquIP programme.