will officially launch the centre today at Offshore Europe 2019, the North Sea's official exploration and production exhibition and conference, which is expected to host more than 36,000 attendees.
chief executive Colette Cohen said there was "real demand" in the industry for the centre, which could ultimately see the North Sea "become part of the solution" to the climate challenge.
'This project builds on RGU's existing strong links with the OGTC
and the oil and gas industry.
validates our horizonscanning, delivering R&D along with the practical and tangible outcomes.
Douglas Martin, head of corporate finance, AAB, believes innovation is key to unlocking the next wave of new investment in the industry and is encouraged by the projects being supported by the OGTC
and the work AAB is doing with clients who are investing heavily in new technologies.
has provided funding support for both projects.
To date, though, the OGTC
has co-invested with industry PS129 million in developing and deploying new innovations in the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS).
Future success will undoubtedly depend on technology and innovation and the Oil & Gas Technology Centre (OGTC
) was launched last year to partner with industry to inspire, accelerate, fund and deploy technology.
The 16-week programme, from Elevator, Scottish Enterprise and the Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC
), starts in November.
"And finally, the new Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC
) is channelling government support to further encourage the deployment of new technology.