SPRING, Texas – ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company announced today that it has signed a three-year joint development a...
By Dr Patrick O'Brien, ITF CEO
A very Happy New Year to you all. As we move into 2018, it’s always worth reflecting on the previous 12 months. I was encouraged by the amount of positive activity at the end of last year with a steady increase in the oil price, new contract announcements and further field developments. As an industry...
The Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF), in collaboration with Maersk Oil, Nexen, Shell, Siccar Point Energy, TechnipFMC and the Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC), is leading a joint industry project (JIP) to investigate an alternative well foundation technology for subsea exploration and production wells.
Industry body urges organisations to step forward with game changing technologies.
Location: Aker Solutions, Building 1, Aberdeen International Business Park, Dyce Drive, Aberdeen, AB21 0BR
Location: The Chester Hotel, 59-63 Queens Road, Aberdeen, AB15 4YP
The Oil & Gas Authority (OGA) is gearing up for the UK/Norway joint technology hackathons which include seven major North Sea operators, with the first event at Aker Solutions in Aberdeen on Wednesday, 22 November.
The Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF) and Norwegian Energy Partners (NORWEP) are hosting joint technology hackathon events later this month to collectively tackle operator late life and decommissioning challenges.
Delegates attending the Industry Technology Facilitator’s (ITF) forthcoming Innovation Network Tech Talk event will hear...
Location: Mercure Aberdeen Ardoe House Hotel, South Deeside Road, Blairs, Aberdeen, AB12 5YP
Location: Glasgow, Bristol, United Kingdom
The Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF) has issued its annual open call for proposals and this year all global developers of innovations in the oil and gas industry are welcomed at any technology readiness level (TRL).
The University of Western Australia (UWA) is leading a joint industry project (JIP), supported by the Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF), to provide industry with a better understanding of the mechanism of hydrate growth and blockages.
The Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF)’s latest Innovation Network Tech Talk event brought together 120 technology de...
Location: Scott & Fyfe, Tayport Works, LInks Road, Tayport, DD6 9EE, UK
Location: AECC (Aberdeen Exhibition & Conference Centre), Exhibition Avenue, Bridge of Don, Aberdeen, AB23 8BL
ITF and Akselos S.A. have announced they will work together to investigate the potential to revolutionise asset management in the oil and gas industry.
The Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF) boasts a growing and diverse group of prominent industry players dedicated to working together to solve complex technical challenges in the oil and gas sector. Premier Oil, which has been a member since 2011, is extending its membership to the organisation by three years.
The Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF)’s latest Innovation Network Tech Talk event will bring together technology developers, industry bodies, service companies and operators to discover the opportunities for efficient and cost-effective decommissioning and well abandonment.
The first in a series of Tech Talks held by ITF took place on the 28th of June attracting over 110 guests including repr...
Robotics is a field with already established uses in oil and gas, for example in subsea, but where a very large addition...
Location: The Chester Hotel, Aberdeen, AB15 4YP
The Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF) is launching a series of tech talk events to support and promote the developer...
Location: Okura Hotel, Amsterdam
The Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF) and the Oil & Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC) have joined forces to fund and supp...
Purchase all or just one of the Showcase Conference sessions for just £20 each.
Location: Sage Gateshead, St Mary's Square, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead, NE8 2JR, United Kingdom
Location: Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre, Aberdeen, AB23 8GX, United Kingdom
Josh Valman, the 22 year-old CEO of RPD International, who built his first robot aged ten, and was earning £10,000 a week from his bedroom enterprise at 15, is set to give his views on rapid technology development and deployment at the ITF Showcase in Aberdeen.
CEO of the UK's Industry Technology Facilitator, Dr Patrick O'Brien looks ahead to the upcoming ITF Technology Showcase.
Keynote speakers at the ITF Technology Showcase in Aberdeen will highlight the benefits of cross-over technologies from Formula 1™ and other industries to deliver oil and gas solutions with high readiness levels for deployment.
The Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF) is welcoming additional participants to a new joint industry project (JIP) to ...
Location: Room H230, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, AB10 7QB, United Kingdom
Location: 20 Queens Road, Aberdeen, AB14 4ZT, United Kingdom
Innovators have until Friday (December 16) to submit abstracts for the ITF Technology Showcase 2017 which takes place in Aberdeen on March 1st.
ITF accelerating new levels of collaboration between NOCs
The FRACGAS II JIP continues the development of the Elfen tgr (tight gas reservoirs) software suite pioneered by the geomechanics software solutions developer, Rockfield. The research aims to enhance the finite element (FE) based modelling technology and microseismic methodology.
ITF is seeking partners to join a composites repair project, funding & support provided.
Location: Avenue Salvador Allende, 6555, Barra da Tijuca , Rio de Janerio, 6555, Brazil
The Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Society of Petroleum E...
Location: United Arab Emirates
Location: Hilton Treetops, Springfield Road, Aberdeen, AB15 7AQ
The Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF), together with Energie Beheer Nederland (EBN) and Petroleum Development Oman (PDO), has launched a joint industry project (JIP) which will reduce time and costs for oil producers to determine whether gas fields are economically viable.
Location: Elevatoruk, Exploration Drive, Bridge of Don, Aberdeen, AB23 8GX
Location: aberdeen exhibition and conference centre, ab23 8gx
Alan Roberts of SeaCaptaur discusses the company's storage, production and delivery system - technology which could help unlock the billions of barrels trapped in the world's small pools. Taken from the September issue of Innovoil
In an industry in which a competitive edge can be worth millions, achieving collaboration can sometimes be quite challenging.
Jeremy Cresswell talks to ITF's Paddy O'Brien and Chevron's Steve Garrett
In an article for Adjacent Oil & Gas, the Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF) describes the four pillars of its work to transform oil and gas technology...
James Hailstones, Business Manager for ASV Global, describes the potential for cost savings and risk reduction with autonomous surface vehicles..
The Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF) has launched a new global online Innovation Network to raise the profile of oil and gas SMEs direct to its membership of operator and service companies.
Data analytics, together with efficient processes for using results, is one of the main digital drivers to reduce costs and streamline operations. Unlocking the implicit, latent value of information and using it in novel ways has the potential to improve operational performance, enhance decision-making and create value for oil and gas companies.
Ben Foreman, ITF speaks to Subsea & Offshore Magazine about P&A Challenges
ABB and Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF) are launching an industry project that will develop offshore safety case guidance and technology solutions to reduce OPEX spend during late life and decommissioning phases.
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland
Location: Maryculter House Hotel, South Deeside Road, Aberdeen, AB12 5GB
A note from our CEO, Dr Patrick O'Brien
The Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF) has welcomed Dassault Systèmes, world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital...
The Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF) has appointed Richard Luff to its board as a non-executive director. A charter...
Oil & Gas news profiles ITF Marketing Assistant Christie Milne
A joint industry project established through The Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF) has entered a trial phase with the support of oil and gas operators.
Location: PO Box 81, Muscat, 100, Sultanate of Oman
Andrew Dykes reports from the Industry Technology Facilitator annual Technology Showcase in Aberdeen, where the focus was on increasing the speed at where the industry takes up new ideas
Caitlin was initially drawn to decommissioning as the regulatory and fiscal reforms made for an interesting thesis as part of the LLM in Oil and Gas Law. In this thought-piece, Caitlin highlights the potential opportunities that lie ahead for ITF both decommissioning as a sector and ITF as a technology facilitator.
Location: Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference, Bridge of Don, Aberdeen, ab23 8bl, United Kingdom
Innovate UK in collaboration with the Knowledge Transfer Network will be hosting two brokerage events to promote their n...
The search is on for proposals that can make a big impact in cutting costs and increasing efficiency in the oil and gas ...
US defence giant Lockheed Martin has been commissioned to investigate how technology developed at NASA can unlock £1billion of savings in maintaining aging oil and gas assets.
Location: Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre, Exhibition Avenue, Bridge of Don, Aberdeen, AB23 8BL, United Kingdom
Location: 161 Springfield Road, Aberdeen, AB15 7AQ, Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
ITF’s GCC members agree to advance hybrid EOR proposals Companies will have the opportunity to invest in developer ideas...
Location: Fairmont Hotel, St Andrews, KY16 8PN, Fife, United Kingdom
Location: Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre, Bridge of Don, Aberdeen, AB23 8BL, Outside US & Canada, United Kingdom
Location: Village Hotel , Prime Four, Kingswells, AB15 8PJ, United Kingdom
Brazil's deepwater offers huge opportunities, but also big technology challenges. ITF's Patrick O'Brien and Arthur Braga explain.
Location: British Geological Survey, Keyworth, Nottingham, NG12 5GG, Outside US & Canada, United Kingdom
Location: Lloyd's Register Energy , 71 Fenchurch Street, London, EC3M 4BS, United Kingdom
An interview with Lisa Hutchison, Technology Analyst, ITF
As part of the Oil and Gas Innovation Programme, the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) invites applications for an Innovation funding call focusing on decommissioning and its environmental management
The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) invites the UK science community to submit high-level ideas for the science capability and capacity requirements of the Energy Security & Innovation Observing System for the Subsurface (ESIOS) project.
Team ITF runs the River Ness 10k to raise money for the MS Society
Location: Elevalor, The Hub,, Exploration Drive,, Aberdeen, AB23 8GX, Outside US & Canada, United Kingdom
Location: Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre, Exhibition Avenue, bridge of don, Aberdeen, AB23 8BL
Location: Elevator at the Hub, Exploration Drive, Bridge of Don, Aberdeen, ab23 8gx, United Kingdom
A new Joint Industry Project has been launched to progress camera technology that could deliver significant savings during drilling operations.
The Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF) has launched the project with Clearview Well Services of Perth, Australia with the support of two global oil and gas operator members.
ITF's Summer Newsletter: ITF Regional Activity, Interview with Jonathan Copp and a round of the 2015 Technology Showcase
The majority of daily oil production in today’s market comes from mature or maturing fields. New discoveries of recoverable reserves are failing to match the pace set by the growing global demand for energy.
World Class Scotland Article on Collaboration
Opinion piece by Giuseppe Astarita and Keith Mackie
ITF Operations Director, Keith Mackie highlights the challenge ITF faces demonstrating impact and value adds.... The cha...
Phase II SURF IM Network is extended for a further three years
A news article in the TB Petroleum Magazine. Issue No:37 May 2015
Location: Marcliffe Hotel, Aberdeen, ab15 9ya
Location: Maryculter House , Kirkton of Maryculter, Aberdeen, AB11 6AR, UK, United Kingdom
Location: Limited Partners Suite at Reliant Stadium, Houston, Texas, United States
Location: Houston Hilton Post Oak, Houston, Texas, United States
Location: DAY 1, Friday 1st - Shell Exploration and Production Inc., 150 North Dairy Ashford, Houston, 77079 , Texas, United States of America
Location: Aberdeen, AB23 8GX, United Kingdom
Innovate UK has announced funding to support innovation that will reduce the environmental impact, improve efficiency and reduce cost of the extraction and/or use of conventional fossil fuels.
To view all the presentations from the 2015 Technology Showcase
Location: AECC, Bridge of Don, Aberdeen, AB23 8BL, Scotland
Dr Patrick O’Brien, CEO of ITF, highlights the need to commit to collaboration ahead of the Technology Showcase on 4th March 2015
Oil industry gets lowdown on cost-cutting technology
ITF are happy to announce their Media Partners for the Technology Showcase 2015. Go to the media page for more details. ...
Subsea Expo 2015 video: ITF’s Ian McCabe says companies seeking solutions to challenging times
Speaker Announcement for the 2015 Showcase
Location: Hilton Kuwait Resort P.O. BOX 7887 FAHAHEEL 64009, Kuwait City, 7887, Kuwait
Location: Hilton Kuwait Resort P.O. BOX 7887 FAHAHEEL 64009 , Kuwait City, 7887, Kuwait
A thought piece from Keith Mackie, Operations Director, ITF on starting business in Brazil
We are delighted to announce that Hardide Coatings are one of our sponsors for the 2015 Technology Showcase.
High-achieving Caitlin Forsyth is celebrating university and career success as she graduates from Robert Gordon University (RGU) with distinction.
Submit your abstract today for the opportunity to speak alongside industry experts and present to the UK oil and gas industry. To find out more visit showcase.itfenergy.com
The Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF) has launched a new website designed and built by Web Integrations.
An interview with Dr Will Davies, Commercial Manager, ITF by The Press and Journal, Friday October 31, 2014
Senior Technology Analyst Ian McCabe talks about his career transition from the Royal Air Force into Oil and Gas and some of the similar technology issues faced by the Defence and Oil and Gas sectors.
An article by Dr Patrick O'Brien, CEO, ITF. September 25th, 2014
"As field life extension through subsea development becomes increasingly common, knowledge sharing with respect to integrity management could have significant benefits" Kieran Kavanagh, Group Technology & Engineering Director, Wood Group Kenny
Article taken from ITF Facilitator September 2014 - 'Meet ITF technology analyst - Lisa Hutchison'
UK gas distribution networks launch call for innovations The Energy Innovation Centre (EIC) is actively calling for inno...
New Board Established to Drive Technological Innovation on UK Continental Shelf
New survey aimed at assessing the attractiveness of various locations to host a world-class R&C center for the oil and gas industry.
We are extremely happy to announce that OneSubsea have joined ITF as of May 1st, 2014.
We are extremely happy to announce that WorleyParsons have joined ITF as of March 1st 2014.
Changes in the dynamic of the Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF) are high on the forward agenda of Dr Patrick O’Brien, the genial Irishman parachuted into the Aberdeen-headquartered matchmaker’s chief executive role last year.
ITF, the global technology facilitator, is calling on developers to come forward with new and innovative solutions to wa...
ITF, the global technology facilitator, will be highlighting the growing importance of innovation to solve Middle East o...
In response to technology challenges presented by ITF Member Companies based in Brazil, ITF is running a Call for Propo...
ITF’s GCC members agree to advance hybrid EOR proposals Companies will have the opportunity to invest in developer ideas...