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The Oil and Gas Technology Centre (Aberdeen)

• The Oil & Gas Technology Centre is a not-for-profit, industry-led, technology research and development organisation based in Aberdeen.
• The Oil & Gas Technology Centre was established in October 2016 with £180 million funding as part of the Aberdeen City Region Deal.
• The Deal is a long-term improvement programme to enhance growth, competitiveness, connectivity, infrastructure, housing and employment into an already successful regional economy.
• The Deal is supported by the Scottish Government, UK Government, Aberdeen City Council, Aberdeenshire Council and Opportunity North East.
• An additional £174.1 million has to be generated in matched funding from industry, university or others as part of the Centre's long-term funding, which can be both cash and in-kind.

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The Oil and Gas Technology Centre (Aberdeen) Latest News

Ground-breaking research supports technology adoption
• Investigating psychological factors that influence technology adoption • Technology Centre partners with Aberdeen's Robert Gordon University • Industry toolkit will support technology developers and operating companies
17 Oct 2018

Tech X Pioneer programme opens for second year of applications
The 2 October saw the launch of the second year of the Oil & Gas Technology Centre's TechX Pioneers programme.
17 Oct 2018

Data analytics can improve production efficiency and reduce maintenance costs
• Analytics can significantly improve reliability and reduce maintenance costs • Benefits may be worth £1.5 billion per year to the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) • Digital technologies already exist, but their use is not widespread in oil & gas • Recommendations to increase awareness and overcome barriers to adoption
18 Sep 2018

TechX Ventures to create new deep science technology for oil and gas
• Partnership with Deep Science Ventures combines deep science with engineering to tackle challenge themes • TechX Ventures targets new tech for carbon negative operations, automated oil and gas, and energy movement • Nine-month programme will create new start-ups and intellectual property
24 Aug 2018

TechX Pioneers chosen to 'unlock ambition'
• Paragon Inspection Ltd, RAB Microfluidics and Specialist Safety Systems selected as inaugural RSE Unlocking Ambition Enterprise Fellows • Unlocking Ambition Challenge complements TechX Pioneer programme • Pioneers are three of 40 entrepreneurs chosen from across Scotland
23 Jul 2018

TechX Pioneers break new ground in oil and gas
• Pioneer programme tailored to solve oil and gas industry challenges • First seed funding of £25,000 received, and up to £75,000 still available • Start-up programme to set Pioneers up for success and future investment
06 Jul 2018

Unlocking the big prize in UK 'small pools'
• 'Plug and play' projects are part of the Centre's 'Tieback of the Future' initiative • Four projects selected from 29 'Call for Ideas' submissions • New Small Pools call on smart communications subsea launches in April
01 May 2018

TechX accelerator announces first Pioneers
• First cohort of TechX Pioneer technology accelerator programme selected • 10 tech start-ups will receive up to £100,000 funding • Additional funding and follow-on 12-month incubator on offer to Pioneers that base operations in North East Scotland
17 Apr 2018

Centre of Excellence aims to transform decommissioning
• The Oil & Gas Technology Centre and University of Aberdeen in partnership • £-multi million venture to be based at Oceanlab facility • Looking to partner with companies to drive a step change in performance
17 Apr 2018

Autonomous offshore robot a world-first
• Project will develop and trial autonomous robot on Shetland Gas Plant prior to heading to the Alwyn platform offshore • The design is based on the winning robot from Total's ARGOS challenge • Robotics will improve safety, demonstrate autonomous operational inspection and reduce costs
17 Apr 2018

Developing the next generation of robotics for oil and gas
• Robotics projects announced with both Sonomatic and University of Strathclyde • Technologies focus on reducing cost and improving safety of vessel inspection • Next Asset Integrity 'Call for Ideas' seeks corrosion under insulation solutions
13 Mar 2018

Tech start-ups vying to be a TechX Pioneer
• 16 start-ups invited to pitch for place on Pioneer programme • Successful organisations will start intense 16-week accelerator in June • Opportunity to join follow on 12-month incubator and additional funding
13 Mar 2018


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