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DeltaTek banks eight-hours of rig time for Chevron with SeaCure technology

Well construction specialist, DeltaTek Global, has announced the inaugural deployment of its SeaCure technology. The work scope for Chevron North Sea took place on the West Wick subsea appraisal well which is being drilled from the Ocean Guardian. Providing major time and cost savings, the pionee ...

Jenny Adams


Posted 9 months agoPress > DeltatekSeaCureThe Oil & Gas Technology Centre +3

Improving Offshore Safety by Managing Human Risk

The safety and predictability of offshore operations could be greatly improved by a ground-breaking new project that seeks to address the risks posed by human behaviours in the oil and gas industry. The project, which is supported by the Oil & Gas Technology Centre in partnership with Premier Oil ...

Jill Tough


Posted 1 year agoPress > Offshore safetyOPEX GroupHuman Behaviour +4

Tech20 events to inspire a culture of innovation

Tech20 series will give engaging insights into a technology, theme or business area First weekly event takes place on 23 February Places at Tech20 events can be booked online at  theogtc.com/events The Oil & Gas Technology Centre has launched a series of weekly events called ‘Tech20' t ...

Jordan Harkins


Posted 1 year agoPress > The Oil & Gas Technology CentreinnovationTech20

Non-intrusive Inspection Could Deliver £242 Million Benefit to the UKCS

* Technology Centre and ABB survey major North Sea operators * NII could deliver increased production and lower maintenance costs worth up £242 million per year to the UKCS * Up to 80% of process pressure vessels could be examined non-intrusively An industry survey by the Oil & Gas Technolog ...

Jordan Harkins


Posted 1 year agoPress > Non-intrusive inspectionThe Oil & Gas Technology CentreNorth Sea

Industry ‘Dragons’ Den’ picks transformational well P&A ideas

* Four technology ideas, from original 48 submitted, selected to transform well P&A * Panel comprised Technology Centre members and industry bodies * Funding decision in December by Technology Centre board   A panel of industry specialists judged a ‘Dragons' Den'-style-pitch to select the final ide ...

Jordan Harkins


Posted 1 year agoPress > The Oil & Gas Technology CentreWell P&A

Technology Centre Aims to Spark Robotics Revolution in Oil and Gas

* Series of events to explore and accelerate the use of robotics offshore. * Connecting the oil and gas industry with experts from robotics and academia. * Outcomes will feed research programmes and project investment   The Oil & Gas Technology Centre is aiming to spark a robotics revolutio ...

Jordan Harkins


Posted 1 year agoPress > The Oil & Gas Technology Centreroboticsinnovation +1

TechX Signs Up Mentors and Partners to Support Technology Start-Ups

* More than 50 mentors and partners sign-up to support start-ups and SMEs * TechX launches in December 2017 * Aims to invest in more than 100 new technology companies in 10 years More than 50 industry leaders, entrepreneurs and established organisations have signed up to support technology start- ...

Jordan Harkins


Posted 1 year agoPress > The Oil & Gas Technology CentreTechXTechX +2

Oil & Gas Technology Centre looks for asset integrity and small pools inspiration

• Technology centre seeks robotics ideas that enhance inspection, and concepts which help unlock marginal discoveries • Each ‘Call for Ideas' has a fund of c.£1million to invest • Successful submissions will receive specialist guidance and support Today, the Oil & Gas Technology Centre launches two ...

Jordan Harkins


Posted 2 years agoPress > The Oil & Gas Technology CentreAsset IntegritySmall Pools +2

The Oil & Gas Technology Centre looks for asset integrity and small pools inspiration

The Oil & Gas Technology Centre has launched two new  ‘Calls for Ideas' to identify, support and fund solutions which use robotics to reduce inspection costs, and to unlock the 225 marginal discoveries in small pools across the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS). Each call has a fund of c.£1 million to i ...

Jordan Harkins


Posted 2 years agoPress > The Oil & Gas Technology Centresmall poolAsset Integrity +3

Accelerating the pace of digital change in oil and gas

In my opinion there are three types of oil and gas people on the technical side – we'll leave aside the support and commercial types for now: • Geoscientists • Drillers • Engineers Geoscientists were the first to move to digital. It was the 1980s and rather than draw contours with coloured pencils ...

Steve Roberts


Posted 2 years agoOpinion > The Oil & Gas Technology CentreinnovationDigital Transformation