Costain has revealed it will use augmented reality to assess radioactive pipelines.
The Society for Underwater Technology (SUT) celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.
Energy Voice has teamed up with Shell to celebrate 40 years of Brent. This promoted series will examine the people, milestones and technology that helped make this historic North Sea find possible. It will also analyse what lies ahead for the breakthrough discovery. Happy 40th Brent!
The oil and natural gas industry is the largest consumer of the artificial lift systems market, as it improves production efficiencies of existing oil reservoirs.
The Oil and Gas Authority’s (OGA) technology guru has said that sharing the risk on large well campaigns will help put an end to the industry's race-to-be-second mentality.
Applying digital technology to improve operational efficiency and performance is set to be a major talking point as the Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF) launches its call for abstracts for Technology Showcase 2017.
The Oil and Gas Innovation Centre (Ogic) is investing more than £85,000 into three projects which have the potential to cut operating costs and improve efficiency in the offshore industry around the world.
Technology innovation is going to play a critical role in the next chapter of oil and gas recovery from the UK continental shelf (UKCS) and in driving export growth in our UK-based supply chain.
The chief executive of the new £180million Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) in Aberdeen yesterday revealed she had already filled a number of keys posts.
The subsea excavation arm of James Fisher and Sons has added one the world’s most powerful tools to its arsenal.
Sungrow has revealed its latest technology after unveiling the world's first 1500V string inverter.
French geophysics firm CGG is getting ready to introduce its new approach to subsea mapping after two years of development work.
Aberdeenshire subsea service company Ashtead Technology has added a new piece of equipment to its rental pool.
A north-east engineering company has come up with a new way of welding that will allow high quality work to be carried out on rigs while they are still at sea.
Aberdeen-based remotely operated vehicle (ROV) service provider Rovop has announced over $4million (£3million) of contract wins spanning the North Sea, Gulf of Mexico, West Africa and Europe. The company, which was visited by Greg Clark during his first visit to Aberdeen in his role as the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, has been awarded several new contracts across the oil and gas and offshore wind sectors. The contracts are with several new clients across a number of sectors and include construction support, cable lay and protection, survey and inspection repair and maintenance (IRM).
Aberdeen downhole well integrity specialist READ Cased Hole (READ) has appointed its first ever global business development manager to spearhead the company’s expansion drive. The role has gone to Gavin Lindsay, who previously held director level positions with a major oilfield services company. READ, whose headquarters are in Bridge of Don, decided to create the position after being emboldened by a number of contract wins and technology launches earlier in the year.
A Scottish university spin-out which makes sensors for detecting faults on electricity grids has scooped investments totalling £370,000. Synaptec plans to use the money to hire more staff members and break into the renewable energy and subsea markets. The batch of funding came from business angel syndicate Equity Gap, the Scottish Investment Bank, Scottish Enterprise, and Strathclyde University, where the company originated.
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A technology company that started as a spin-out from Aberdeen University yesterday revealed a widening of half year losses after losing a major contract with Shell.
Scottish drone technology company Cyberhawk Innovations is poised for further expansion and diversification after a £2million funding package from Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks.
ITF and Oil & Gas UK have organised the Technology Showcase 2016 which takes place in Aberdeen on March 9.
Gusty weather could give a major boost to UK businesses with the launch of a new system which claws back wasted wind energy.
Churchill Drilling Tools will launch its HyPR HoleSaver in the Middle East. The expansion comes after successful deployments of the hydraulic pipe recovery tool in the North Sea and the Gulf Of Mexico.
Technology developed by wave energy company Aquamarine Power has been put up for sale as its administrators try to recoup some of the £90 million invested in the business. Graham Newton and James Stephen from accountancy firm BDO were appointed as administrators of the Edinburgh-based company in October. They were asked by its directors to find a buyer or investors for the business, but a month later in November no offers were on the table and so the firm ceased trading, with the loss of 13 jobs in Edinburgh and one in Belfast.
An Aberdeen technology firm has won a £1.2million Scottish Government grant to develop an innovative subsea power generation system. East Coast Oil and Gas Engineering (ECOG) has invested £3.9million in the autonomous electrical power technology which has been designed to reduce the cost of repairing or replacing umbilicals after all-too common power failures.