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Managing the innovation and technology challenge in oil and gas

Operators and service companies in the upstream oil and gas sector face many technology and innovation challenges in developing existing and future oil reserves to their full potential.

They need to make important investment decisions on technology to enable working in deeper water, develop subsea operations, extend the life of oil and gas fields, and work in increasingly more remote and dangerous fields.

Every oil and gas operator will have different needs depending on their assets, geographical location and business objectives.

By applying our energy sector and technology innovation expertise, PA helps oil and gas companies define a tailored and strategic response to these challenges. We understand the  business issues and work across the supply chain to help implement lasting change through technology and innovation.

PA provides innovation and technology expertise to help oil and gas clients:

  • exploit technology-led market intelligence, providing a better understanding of market forces through benchmarking and market scanning

  • develop innovation and technology strategy – using decision science support techniques such as PA’s FutureWorlds, scenario planning and advanced analytics and modelling to help align innovation technology strategy with business objectives and optimise R&D investment

  • optimise and streamline technology management – by developing technology roadmaps across portfolios and providing talent management expertise to address the ageing workforce.

PA's experience in the oil and gas sectors include: 

  • Identifying the future challenges and solutions for a flow solutions manufacturer

  • Smarter use and wider availability of real time drilling data to improve drilling operations

  • Engaging technologists in an organisation’s change agenda

  • Communicating the value of technology.

Take a virtual tour of PA’s technology centre and in-house facilities.

To find out how we can help your organsation manage the technology innovation challenge in the upstream oil and gas sector, please contact us now.

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