We understand technology demand and translate this into strategic direction.



tlb-landscape-icon TEN GRAND CHALLENGES

Revitalising Exploration

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Revitalising Exploration

Use digital technology to unlock 50 years of knowledge and existing data to revitalize exploration activity to deliver new discoveries while infrastructure and knowledge are available.

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Seeing clearly under the seabed

See with extreme clarity under the seabed at lower cost to identify new resource targets in real time.

Seeing clearly under the seabed

Unlocking new developments

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Unlocking new developments

Attract significant capital investment to develop new reserves in key asset classes through technology transformation of subsurface, facilities and operations design.

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Maximising sub-surface recovery

Approach the technical limit on reservoir recovery factor through innovation in waterflood surveillance, tight gas stimulation and enhanced oil recovery.

Maximising sub surface recovery

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Asset integrity inspections

Transform inspection technology to eliminate loss of containment, and reduce manned inspection by robotic, augmented and autonomous technology.

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Clean offshore energy

Eliminate atmospheric emissions and increase energy efficiency in existing and new fields by developing and applying transformational technology.


Clean offshore energy


Efficient offshore operations

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Efficient offshore operations

Transform the efficiency and safety of operations, logistics, supply chain and decommissioning, adapting technology and digital to a hazardous offshore environment.

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Efficient onshore operations

Accelerate adoption of digital technology from other industries to transform the productivity of contracting, financial and warehousing systems.



Efficient onshore operations



Lower decommissioning costs

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Lower decommissioning costs

Low cost, environmentally friendly decommissioning and re-use of facilities.

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Deployment at scale

Enable field trials and basin-wide deployment of key technologies to impact MER UK on a basin scale, linking companies, innovation entities and communities of practice.



Deployment at scale