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  • 25 August 2016

    Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City Councils have adopted a new innovative approach to teacher recruitment as a group of former oil and gas workers begin their inductions to become secondary school teachers. Aberdeenshire Council said on Wednesday that the new Transition into Education Scheme (TIES) is a partnership between Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City Councils, the University of Aberdeen where […]

  • 20 February 2019

    A study by the University of Aberdeen has raised the prospect of new oil and gas finds in the North Sea.

  • 14 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    The Oil & Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC) is supporting projects worth more than £1.3 million which will see the University of Aberdeen’s Centre for Applied Dynamics Research (CADR) team develop new technologies for use in offshore drilling operations. OGIC has provided a total of £640,000 of co-funding for the seven projects which will see the […]

  • 27 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    The University of Aberdeen is offering three new scholarships to students studying towards its masters in subsea engineering, thanks to contributions from two energy multinationals and a leading industry body. The scholarships, which are available to UK and EU students, are being funded through contributions from Chevron, Subsea UK and Fugro. Chevron is contributing approximately […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Research & Development

    University of Aberdeen in partnership with Robert Gordon University (RGU) has launched UK’s first Masters degree in decommissioning oil rigs and platforms. Both universities are developing a suite of joint Masters degrees, and the new programme that will focus on the key aspects associated with decommissioning such as engineering, project management, business, law and health, and safety […]

  • 29 September 2016

    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). Both universities are developing a suite of joint Masters degrees, and the new program – thought to be the first of its kind in the world – will focus […]

  • 9 September 2015

    The University of Aberdeen will coordinate three new Masters (MSc) programmes in oil and gas innovation across seven Scottish universities. According to John Scrimgeour, Executive Director of the University’s Aberdeen Institute of Energy, the University of Aberdeen has been selected by Oil & Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC) to co-ordinate the MSc across the universities. Showcasing […]

  • 1 May 2018
    Research & Development

    WFS Technologies, University of Aberdeen and OGIC have started joint technology project to design and build the ExtremeEdge On-line Monitoring (OLM) system for subsea and offshore platform structures. Utilizing the ExtremeEdge distributed computing architecture, the project will deliver the first generation of dynamic, real time fatigue monitoring system driven by AI and designed to deliver […]

  • 18 March 2020
    Equipment, Research & Development

    Neptune Energy is partnering with a team of University of Aberdeen students, supporting their entry to a global engineering challenge to build a working remotely operated vehicle (ROV). Neptune was approached by the university’s Electrical & Electronic Engineering Society (EEESoc) and agreed to become their primary sponsor, providing funds to help purchase parts for the […]

  • 30 April 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Academics from the Robert Gordon University and the University of Aberdeen working together as part of the Scottish Sensor Systems Centre (S3C), will host an Open Laboratory Day for Subsea Sensor Technologies on Tuesday May 22. The event will offer professionals working in sectors which use sensor applications in marine environments, the chance to view […]

  • 11 June 2020
    Authorities & Government, Business developments & projects, Research & Development, Technology, Transition

    A new report published has called on industry and government to work together to develop opportunities for the use of marine renewables in the oil and gas sector. The call is backed by a coalition of organisations and individuals who attended a conference held at the University of Aberdeen last year, to discuss how marine […]

  • 6 March 2020

    The National Decommissioning Centre (NDC) and oil major Chevron have signed an agreement that would support research at the NDC through to 2023.

  • 17 July 2019

    Marine Scotland Science (MSS) and the University of Aberdeen (UoA) carried out a multi-disciplinary survey within the Moray Firth wind farm sites in June 2019. MSS colleagues and UoA postgraduate students set sail on the Alba na Mara to characterise the distribution of the prey species (fish schools, zooplankton patches) across the Smith Bank in […]

  • 11 January 2019
    Research & Development

    The National Decommissioning Centre (NDC) is opened today by Lord Duncan, UK Government Minister for Scotland and Paul Wheelhouse MSP, Scottish Energy Minister, in Newburgh, in North-East Scotland’s Energetica Corridor. The government ministers joined industry and civic leaders to celebrate the launch of this long-term £38m partnership between the Oil & Gas Technology Centre and the University of […]

  • 2 May 2016

    The University of Aberdeen has received a £250,000 ($366,900) grant from the UK’s Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) to investigate the potential for hydrocarbon exploration in the Rockall area of the North Atlantic. The funding is part of a package of measures announced by the Prime Minister to support the UK oil and gas industry […]

  • 7 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Aberdeen University has opened a call for applications for the PhD studentship that will explore the influence of marine renewable energy developments on the behavior of animals at high tidal flow sites.

  • 13 September 2016

    Robert Gordon University (RGU) in Aberdeen has been awarded funding to create a skills development framework for the oil and gas sector in Mexico.  The university said on Tuesday it secured the funding, which will be delivered by the British Embassy in Mexico from the British Government’s Prosperity Fund. Through the Prosperity Fund, the British […]

  • 30 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    The Oil & Gas Technology Centre has been awarded grant funding of £1.9 million from the Scottish Government’s Decommissioning Challenge Fund to invest in the recently-announced National Decommissioning Centre of Excellence in partnership with the University of Aberdeen. Paul Wheelhouse MSP, Scottish Government Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy confirmed the award during a visit […]

  • 26 March 2018
    Research & Development

    The Oil & Gas Technology Centre and the University of Aberdeen plan to create a new Decommissioning Centre of Excellence to tackle current and future industry challenges. Over the next decade, around 100 platforms and 7,500 kilometers of pipeline on the UK Continental Shelf are forecast for decommissioning, with costs estimated to be £59 billion […]

  • 11 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Nautronix announced the joint investment of over £180k funding in a two year Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with the University of Aberdeen to further innovate Nautronix’s acoustic product capabilities, building on the strength of the established NASNet® system. This partnership received financial support from the Knowledge Transfer Partnership programme (KTP). KTP aims to help businesses […]

  • 2 August 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    CorDEX Instruments has forged a strategic partnership with the University of Aberdeen, investing £150,000 to provide intrinsically safe and explosion proof technologies for use in research. The deal will see CorDEX provide equipment and onsite training in the correct use of these groundbreaking oil and gas tools, which are certified for safe use offshore and […]

  • 22 May 2013
    Human Capital, Research & Development

    Three of Scotland’s east coast universities are combining their expertise and experience – and advantage of location – to launch a new institute aimed at becoming the recognised global authority on the delivery and implementation of offshore renewable energy. The Offshore Renewables Institute is a new partnership which brings together experts from different disciplines at […]