The finalists in the 2016 Offshore Achievement Awards have been announced and Step Change Engineering has been shortlisted in the final 3 for the Innovator Award.
Organised by the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Aberdeen section, the Offshore Achievement Awards celebrate the significant contributions made by a wide range of businesses to the UK offshore energy sector.
Step Change Engineering is one of three finalists in the Innovator category, which recognises excellence in innovative technology solutions.The Aberdeen-based engineering and design business was shortlisted in recognition for its use of technology to remove the need for offshore surveys and deliver significant cost and schedule savings through its innovative way of generating Fabrication drawings and workpacks
Since it was established in 2014, the firm has challenged the way in which oil and gas engineering projects are delivered.By utilising the latest 3D data capture technology and advanced engineering software, cost savings of at least 70% on small modification projects have been achieved for clients.
Managing Director, John Wilson, said: “We are very excited to have been shortlisted for the Innovator award at this year’s SPE Offshore Achievement Awards.Reaching the final three underlines the important contribution that we are making to utilising innovative technology to help reduce costs in the offshore energy sector.”
“Our approach is changing the way in which repair orders, minor modifications and small brownfield projects are delivered and removes the need for a traditional offshore survey.We have challenged the traditional approach taken by operators and contractors, and are delivering significant cost and schedule savings.”
The winners will be announced at the SPE Offshore Achievement Awards on Thursday, 17 March at Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre; www.spe-oaa.org
For further information, please contact Step Change Engineering at firstname.lastname@example.org or 01224 460460.