Oil and Gas Technology Centre


TechX – Pioneering and accelerating


2018 saw us celebrating the successful culmination of The Oil & Gas Technology Centre’s (OGTC) inaugural technology accelerator programme, TechX Pioneers.


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.


Wells decom solutions programme building momentum


Around 1,400 UKCS wells will have to be abandoned over the next 10 years alone at a cost of £7-8billion of which the UK taxpayer will fund around half, according to Malcolm Banks, wells solution centre manager at the Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC).


Opinion: Revolution, not evolution


2017 was the year when the digital revolution began to take centre stage – entering the public consciousness in a big way. Everywhere we turned, there were stories about robots, artificial intelligence, big data and how the fourth industrial revolution is transforming our lives, our work and the world around us.