Working with others

The following organisations are aligned to the common goal of supporting the oil and gas industry to develop and deploy technology.

The Oil & Gas Technology Centre leads the other three organisations in coordinating activities to support the Maximising Economic Recovery UK Strategy and the group meet regularly to maintain alignment and focus.


The Oil & Gas Technology Centre is the technology execution organisation for the oil and gas industry, leveraging public funding, with industry and academia commitment, to adapt, develop and deploy technology that helps unlock the potential of the North Sea, further enhances the capability and services of the supply chain and creates a culture of innovation in North East Scotland.


Funded by the Scottish Government, the Oil & Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC) connects technology developers with Scottish Universities, enables and co-funds technology development projects that capture the advanced knowledge and innovation from within these universities for application to industry.


The National Subsea Research Initiative (NSRI) is the technology focused arm of Subsea UK; it brings academia, government and industry together to collaborate on research and development activities for the UK’s subsea sector promoting the capability of the subsea sector.