This conference (April 28-30, 2014) focused on how the Oil and Gas industry are overcoming the challenges of managing, monitoring and controlling assets and processes through new automation and communication technologies. From overcoming barriers in hostile regions, remote locations, unmanned environments and coping with disruptive weather conditions, to monitoring well sites, pipeline performance, work sites, field personnel and data collection. Timothy Black represented Quasset and the PETROBOT consortium as one of the keynote speakers of this conference. He presented on “Robotic inspection for Asset management and the PETROBOT project” as well as presenting what current robotic technologies are being utilised for inspection and how this new technology and solutions can enhance safety, increase the operational efficiency, and reduce maintenance costs for inspection based activities.
The conference included keynote speakers from, Shell, BP, Saudi Aramco, Gas Technology Institute, Eurotech, KORE, and Freescale Semiconductor.