Despite its rich heritage of engineering ingenuity and entrepreneurial spirit, the oil and gas industry has been traditionally slow to adopt new technology. However, following the protracted downturn in recent years, this changed dramatically with companies much more open to collaborate on new technology and keen to embrace digital innovation in a bid to reduce costs and deliver ever-greater efficiencies.
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Oil firms must seize the opportunity presented by the Covid-19 pandemic to grasp the nettle and embrace digital technology and data analysis, industry experts have said.
British astronaut Tim Peake is to address hundreds of north-east kids as part of The Data Lab’s first STEM event to be held in Aberdeen.
For dozens of north-east delegates attending this year’s Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston, the trip was the place to tout for international business and make invaluable contacts.
Quality assurance giant Intertek will team up researchers at Robert Gordon University (RGU) to help oil and gas companies make the most of “big data”.
Robert Gordon University (RGU) has teamed up with researchers on a £400,000 data project which could save billions for oil and gas operators.