Flexibility will be essential for workers in the energy transition, with employment likely to switch between oil and gas and the new technologies.
University of Aberdeen
From New South Wales to north-east Scotland, Tavis Potts has come a long way to spearhead the University of Aberdeen’s new Centre for Energy Transition (CET).
The energy sector faces two existential shifts in the coming years, with the digitalisation of existing energy systems and the transition to a future energy mix.
A team of petroleum engineering students from the University of Aberdeen has made it to the world finals of the annual PetroBowl competition organised by the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE).
Aberdeen University will test whether technology commonly applied in the field of medicine can help oil firms tackle a “notorious, multi-million-pound problem”.
The historic Brooklands motor racing circuit in Surrey is this week alive with the sound of - well not very much really, as hundreds of eco-friendly vehicles glide around it in virtual silence.
A “significant” percentage of women are opting out of the offshore energy sector in Aberdeen, despite an industry push to boost numbers.
The uptake of licences west of Shetland by major operators shows the basin has “huge potential”, a top Aberdeen academic said.
Aberdeen University has announced the award of renewable energy research funding totalling just under £150,000.
A group that helps aspiring engineers get into the oil and gas industry is staging two events at universities in Aberdeen later this month.
Real talent has no ceiling, no age limit.
Researchers at the University of Aberdeen have found that the use of drones to monitor oil and gas pipelines could bring significant benefits.
Sub-zero temperatures in the North Atlantic could significantly impact the natural ability of bacteria to help the ocean recover from a major oil spill, according to researchers.
The purpose of the new research paper by Linda Stephen and myself is to throw light on the implications of “lower for longer oil prices” on long term activity in the UKCS to 2050. The oil price scenarios employed are $50 and $60 in real terms. For the year 2050 these translate into $96.1 and $115.3 in money-of-the day terms. The price scenarios are not forecasts.
North Sea reservoirs holding billions of barrels of oil and gas could be exploited - but only if prices go up and costs come down, a leading petro-economist has said.
The UK’s first masters degree in decommissioning oil rigs and platforms has been launched by the University of Aberdeen in partnership with Robert Gordon University (RGU).
Scientists from the University of Aberdeen heading for the North Atlantic to test a pioneering piece of research equipment that they believe will help improve how deep ocean ecosystems function and respond to a major oil spill.
A one-day conference focusing on the legal and regulatory challenges facing Indonesia’s oil and gas sector has been hailed a success.
Renowned petroleum economist Professor Alex Kemp said further cost reductions and tax incentives are needed to stimulate activity in the North Sea.
A former oil industry worker has launched a quest to gather the thoughts and memories of those affected by the Piper Alpha disaster
A team of University of Aberdeen students are aiming to take on multinationals Halliburton and Schlumberger on at their own game by using open source software to create new low-cost reservoir modelling for industry.
2016 will be a "super tough" year to graduate for students studying oil and gas related subjects, according to the head of the University of Aberdeen's energy institute.
Engineering students in Aberdeen have been receiving support as they set out on their careers in the teeth of market downturn.
Outstanding engineering students will present their theses to a panel of distinguished judges as the Energy Institute in Aberdeen hosts its annual competition to find the best academic paper.