Oil and Gas Technology Centre


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.


Opinion: Transformational technologies – learning from the past


The Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) is calling for technologies to transform how we develop the remaining UKCS hydrocarbons. That prompted me to think about transformational technologies I’ve seen in my 40-plus years as a chemical engineer. Could we learn from past innovations?