BP boss says North Sea key test ground for tech

Baker Hughes speaking at the AECC.
Baker Hughes speaking at the AECC.

The North Sea could be used as a testing ground for new innovations to be exported around the world, says BP’s technology boss.

Ahmed Hashmi said strides with automated oil installations and data analytics are among areas where the energy giant wants looking to improve its business.

He said: “What I find really encouraging is there is a resurgence in technology in the North Sea and it looks like the Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) is helping to ignite that.”

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