ITF Technology Innovation Network Tech Talks

28 June 2017

Event details

Event date: 28 June 2017 Starts in: days

We are proud to launch a new series of "Innovation Network Tech Talk" events to support and promote the developer community, providing a platform to showcase innovative and leading technology to ITF members and the wider oil and gas industry.

The first of our free "Innovation Network Tech Talk" Events is to be held at the Chester Hotel, Queens Road, Aberdeen on Wednesday 28th June.  Join us for drinks and canapes from 5pm and hear from some of our innovation network technology developers.  

The evening will begin with a welcome from ITF's CEO, Dr Patrick O'Brien and Tammie Sebire from Premier Oil, who will focus on the operator perspective. Six of our technology developers will host an interactive session to showcase their innovative technology and how they can assist some of the challenges facing the industry. 

Please see the agenda below:


5:00pm – 5.30pm

Registration and Welcome

Canapes and Drinks to be served.         


5:30pm – 5:50pm

Introduction, Overview and Industry Need by Dr Patrick O’Brien, CEO, ITF & Tammie Sebire, Technical Project Authority, Premier Oil


5:50pm – 7:00pm

Tech Talks

  • Speaker: Richard Knox. Developer Company: EC-OG Subject: Subsea Energy
  • Speaker: Raymond Thomson. Developer Company: Zetetic. Subject:  Wireless Well Powering Solutions
  • Speaker: Paul Howlett. Developer Company: Sudelac. Subject: Well Abandonment
  • Speaker: Jim Farrington. Developer Company: iRes-Geo. Subject: “The Quest for the Holy Grail of Reservoir Modelling: Building a ‘True’ Model and Locating the Remaining Oil”
  • Speaker: Shreyas Koliyot. Developer Company: Tech27. Subject: Use of Artificial Intelligence & Remote Engagement in operating high cost fields.
  • Speaker: Marcus Perry. Developer Company: University of Strathclyde. Subject: Automated maintenance: 3D printed smart cement repairs


7:00pm – 7:30pm

Q & A session.



Spaces are limited to the event.  To register please contact Iain McLean at


Event location

The Chester Hotel, Aberdeen, AB15 4YP