The North Sea could be used as a testing ground for new innovations to be exported around the world, says BP’s technology boss.
Oil and Gas Technology Centre
A new initiative could see Aberdeen take on technology centres like Houston and London for oil and gas start-ups, according to energy giant BP.
Aberdeen’s Oil and Gas Technology Centre is to employ experts from a range of sectors to help tackle prominent challenges in the energy industry.
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North Sea industry needs more “transparency” on the delivery of a multi-billion pound sector deal before it can make greater strides to secure its future, oil chiefs said yesterday.
Ten start-up technology firms are today embarking on a 16-week scheme to help unlock the full potential of the North Sea.
A multimillion-pound centre tasked with making Aberdeen the focal point of oil and gas decommissioning expertise will be launched later this year.
A laboratory shrunk into a microchip, pipelines that are “zipped” together, and a sponge that can help “soak up” oil spills are some of the ideas that have been granted funding in a new scheme from the Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC).
The boss of the Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) said yesterday that the north-east had a “unique opportunity” to create a new breed of “brave” leaders.