The energy sector is highly competitive and it is undeniable that the use of information technology plays a vital role in the success of a company. As a result, there is a high demand for professionals who can apply IT solutions to problems faced within this industry.
Robert Gordon University (RGU)
More than half of offshore workers could be involved in low carbon energy activities by the end of the decade, according to new research.
A series of trials using the oil and gas industry’s “first ever” integrated managed pressure drilling (MPD) and automated well control (AWC) technology system has been completed.
Rollout of CCS technology is likely to be very "place-specific", rather than widespread, as a measure to tackle climate change, according to new research.
It’s hoped a new first of its kind survey will give a "much-needed" insight into diversity and inclusion (D&I) in the oil and gas industry.
Students from both of Aberdeen’s universities have been honoured for their engineering talent with a series of awards.
There is a saying: “To err is human.” We make mistakes and this can lead to difficulties, even disaster.
One in four UK oil and gas sector employees could be cut in the event of a prolonged downturn, with north-east Scotland expected to “bear the brunt”, new analysis shows.
An Aberdeen energy expert has said the North Sea has an opportunity to demonstrate its “resilience” as global oil demand reaches a 25-year low.
A call to action been made after new figures revealed a “shocking” lack of women applying to oil and gas and energy-related university courses in Aberdeen.
An Aberdeen-based independence group is to screen a documentary focussing on the energy transition.
Exclusive: Figures show ‘resurgence’ for oil and gas university courses in Aberdeen following downturn
University chiefs have hailed a “resurgence” in applications to oil and gas courses in Aberdeen following a sharp drop during the downturn.
The risks of working in the offshore energy industry are well-documented – long hours, dangerous equipment, extreme weather and weeks away from family and friends. The results can be catastrophic, illustrated by the 2010 blowout on the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig, which killed 11 people and spilled millions of barrels of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico.
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.
A vision of Aberdeen’s energy future was outlined by two of the Grantie City’s top industry experts last night.
North Sea oil and gas companies are dodging responsibility for the well-being of offshore workers at the expense of profit, according to a damning new helicopter safety report.
The chief executive of the Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) has forecasted “some difficult times ahead” as the industry embraces digital innovations.
One of the most serious safety issues associated with North Sea drilling could soon be a thing of the past thanks to a new technology created and developed in Aberdeen.
Figures show that a more diverse workforce will increase oil and gas sector profit, especially if more women work offshore, according to industry experts.
A cutting-edge technology firm headquartered in Silicon Valley, California, has teamed up with a Scottish university for a project aimed at boosting the output from wind farms.
Robert Gordon University (RGU) and the Energy Industries Council (EIC) have announced a partnership to offer a full year of paid Masters degree tuition to prospective future North Sea managers.
A reformed internet hacker will host a series of talks alongside an Aberdeen-based tech firm to warn of the cyber security threats facing big business.
Robert Gordon University (RGU) has announced it is to partner on a project capable of saving the offshore wind sector more than £1 billion.
A “real crisis” exists in Scottish entrepreneurial education, the head of a north-east business school said yesterday.
An Aberdeen academic has said the North Sea rotas picture is less perplexing than it may seem.