Archive for oil and gas

O&G Giant Signs up for Drone Inspections via Sky-Futures

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 14, 2017

International oil and gas (O&G) company Eni has secured a three-year contract with Sky-Futures, which provides drone-based inspection services to global industrial markets. Italy-based Eni, one of the largest global operators in the energy sector, operates in 66 countries. Sky-Futures [Read More]

Partners Working on Drone for Marine Industry Inspections

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 03, 2017

AkzoNobel, a Netherlands-based producer of specialty chemicals, is teaming up with DroneOps and oil and gas tanker operator Barrier Group to develop a drone capable of remotely inspecting enclosed spaces. According to AzkoNobel, the project will use advanced virtual reality [Read More]

General Electric Has a New Drone in the Works: the Raven

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 05, 2016

GE has unveiled a prototype drone designed to help reduce environmental impact and improve operational efficiency in the oil and gas industry.

Silent Falcon Solar-Electric UAS Carries Out Oil & Gas Inspections

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 27, 2016

Albuquerque, N.M.-based Silent Falcon UAS Technologies says its solar-electric Silent Falcon unmanned aircraft system (UAS) recently performed inspection and monitoring in northwestern New Mexico for an international oil and gas company. The demonstration flights were conducted over two days under [Read More]

Scottish UAV Inspections Company Enters U.S. Oil and Gas Market

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 05, 2016

Headquartered in Livingston, Scotland, Cyberhawk Innovations, a provider of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) inspections, is launching a new Houston office, which will focus predominantly on the onshore and offshore oil and gas industry. The company also has international offices in [Read More]

Cyberhawk Completes Unmanned Oil and Gas Inspection in Qatar

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 20, 2016

Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) inspections provider Cyberhawk Innovations has completed a commercial oil and gas inspection in Qatar – the first of its kind for the country, according to Cyberhawk. The company says the inspection marks a step forward in [Read More]

Scottish Drone Inspections Provider Plans Expansion into U.S.

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 22, 2016

Livingston, Scotland-based Cyberhawk, which provides industrial inspections and surveys using unmanned aerial vehicles, says it has received a funding package totaling 2 million British pounds from Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks’ growth finance team. Having previously received equity funding from Scottish [Read More]