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Partners Lead New Swarm Technology Research

in underwater robotics and sensor networks. Localization accuracy can be greatly improved by fusing estimates from multiple localization methods. This can enhance autonomous deployment and retrieval of underwater flying nodes for various subsea missions, including marine seismic surveys.”Ian Phillips, Chief Executive of OGIC, added, “These examples highlight the exciting technology which can be developed when we work with the expertise and knowledge that exists within Scottish universities. Supporting these university-introduced projects is just another way we are continuing to invest

From left to right John Fraser (Sparrows Group), Laura Steedman (BP), Ray Riddoch (Nexen Petroleum U.K. Limited) Photo courtesy of SPE Aberdeen

Offshore Achievement Award winners Announced

& Subsea 7, and Connected Competence.   SPE Aberdeen Section Awards were also presented to two members; Brenda Wyllie, for her transformation of the annual DEVEX conference and Graham Skinner, for his outstanding efforts visiting schools to promote careers in the energy industry.   Ian Phillips, chairman of award organisers SPE Aberdeen said: “Last night’s award ceremony showcased the impressive work by some very talented people in our industry and highlighted the importance of celebrating achievement in the UKCS.   “Award entries were received from across the

Last year’s OAA winners Photo Society of Petroleum Engineers

Finalists for 2017 Offshore Achievement Awards Announced

, organisers have also introduced an additional stage of shortlisting for this Young Professional category, which will see each finalist take part in a filmed interview with a panel of industry judges. From there, three finalists will be selected before the winner is announced on the night.   Ian Phillips, chairman of SPE Aberdeen and chief executive of the Oil and Gas Innovation Centre, said: “The sheer quality and variety of entries we have received this year reflects everything that is great about our industry, particularly our ability to adapt to a volatile economic environment. It&rsquo

Kayleigh Cummings with her winning trophy prototype

Finalists Announced for Offshore Achievement Awards

support of principal sponsor TAQA, celebrate exceptional performance across a range of categories including safety innovations, technology breakthroughs and company successes. The awards also recognize individual achievements, contribution to the offshore industry and collaborative working.   Ian Phillips, director of energy business consultancy Pale Blue Dot Energy Limited and the SPE Aberdeen board member responsible for organising the OAAs, said: “The Offshore Achievement Awards once again highlight the pioneering work performed within the offshore oil and gas and renewables industry.

Deadline for Offshore Achievement Awards Approaches

. The ‘Inspiring Leader’ award recognizes someone who has inspired a team or organization as a manager or in a mentorship capacity, and the ‘Environmentalist’ Award recognizes outstanding environmental technology developed for and deployed in the offshore energy industry. Ian Phillips, director of business consultancy Pale Blue Dot Energy Limited and the SPE board member responsible for organizing the OAAs, said, “The Offshore Achievement Awards are an excellent platform for businesses and individuals to showcase the valuable contribution they make to the renewables and

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