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?
Supermajor Shell recently held an event to explore ways in which new technologies can be applied to the challenge of energy transition.
A former NASA astronaut claims collaboration between the aerospace and energy industries is key to the future development of both workforces.
Recent M&A activity as well as ongoing discussions within the UK North Sea Oil and Gas industry is shaking many traditionalists. The renewed interest from smaller operators in growing their presence in the region and the arrival of private equity businesses as the new owners of exploration and production companies will mean leaner operations, with shrinking workforces an inevitability.
The new Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) in Aberdeen aims to bridge the gap between a bright idea and a useful piece of equipment.
A new £180million centre aimed at developing shelved, under-developed and early-stage oil and gas technology opens in Aberdeen today.
Five Universities in the UK will launch a three-year project later this year which will use drone technology for the inspection of offshore wind turbines.
At the end of each year, Energy Voice likes to reflect on some of the most read and engaged with stories of the previous 12 months. This gallery looks at our top Tech Tuesday stories of 2016.
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.