Cavitas Energy’s mission to develop a downhole device aimed at improving the economic feasibility of heavy and enhanced oil recovery has taken a major leap forward.
Oil and Gas Technology Centre
The Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) has appointed Gillian King, vice-president for Europe, Russia, the Commonwealth of Independent States and Africa at north-east oil and gas services firm Tendeka, to its board.
Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) bosses have said they are “pretty confident” a revolutionary new contraption for recovering platform jackets will grace the North Sea despite one of the firms behind it going bust.
Protective headgear made with the help of a donation from a taxpayer-backed Aberdeen organisation has been rejected by NHS Grampian.
The road to large-scale hydrogen production is likely to be long and riddled with tough challenges, particularly if it is to become a fixture offshore.
New figures show a large jump in the number of women in boardroom roles in the UK energy sector.
There is a certain irony in the coincidence of two recent major events that together, focused minds on how exactly the huge upheavals caused by COVID-19 may affect our efforts to achieve net zero carbon.
Fast-growing oil and gas technology firm GDi is targeting new business from North Sea operators looking to save cash during and beyond the latest industry downturn.
It’s now 13 years since Al Gore won the best documentary Oscar for An Inconvenient Truth in which he warned of the stark perils of global warming. It’s also 13 years since John Doerr, the legendary billionaire venture capitalist, gave his famous Ted Talk in which he teared up as he warned about climate change and championed clean energy investment.
The success of the southern North Sea’s offshore wind sector not only makes it an interesting hotbed of renewable energy activity in the UK, it also points toward the future developments of the sector and how it is helping some forgotten coastal communities engineer a brighter future for themselves.
The Covid-19 pandemic is driving us to find new ways of getting things done. In these uncertain times, digital technology is leading the way.
The Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) has been handed £3 million in funding to help it take over the duties of another energy innovation facility.
In a year when the UK will come under intense global scrutiny of its climate change policies, merger and acquisition activity in the basin will have energy transition as a new factor to contend with.
Big hitters from industry and politics have toasted the “incredible achievements” of the Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) in its first three years of business.
A director has been appointed to spearhead a new, multi-million-pound Aberdeen centre for the research and development of pioneering subsea energy technologies.
Energy Voice hosted an event to shed light on the opportunities presented by digital technology for oil and gas and energy companies.
A fledgling online initiative created to straighten out jumbled oilfield equipment data and documentation is building momentum.
Digital technology will be key to helping the oil and gas industry ride out a “perfect storm” of challenges facing its future, the audience heard at an event in Aberdeen last night.
BP has set itself a challenge of creating five “unicorn” companies - valued at more than $1 billion - in the next five years to address the “dual challenge” of supplying more energy with fewer emissions.
Since its foundation in 2016, asset integrity management firm IMRANDD has grown from a start-up to become a well-recognised player in the oil and gas sector.
As momentum grows for Vision 2035 and the energy industry strives towards net zero, it is widely recognised that a key part of achieving this will be through the existing workforce; retaining and retraining will create a more flexible, multi-skilled and technologically-aware workforce.
A consortium is seeking additional partners to advance an Orkney project aimed at converting North Sea platforms into hydrogen producers.
In just four years, Ardent Global has evolved from being solely focused on emergency management services and wreck removal to a company that has also expanded into the offshore decommissioning and the subsea sector.
With a decommissioning bill currently estimated at around £50 billion for the UKCS alone, the pressure is on to get the job done for even less – and smarter.
North-east oil and gas doyen Sir Ian Wood says Aberdeen could be the energy capital of the world – but only if political leaders show more commitment to making it happen.