The University of Aberdeen exhibited at the SPE Offshore Europe conference held at the P&J Live in Aberdeen from 5th-8th September. The theme for this year’s conference was ‘accelerating the transition to a better energy future' and we were there to showcase our world-leading research as part of the main conference programme with expert sessions on digitalisation and AI, critical materials, late-life assets, hydrogen storage and offshore wind.
In addition to the main conference programme, we hosted a series of short lunchtime talks on the University of Aberdeen stand (2E68) that were open to all attendees and covered a wide range of topics related to energy transition as well as upskilling opportunities. See below for further details.
The National Decommissioning Centre also exhibited in the Innovation and Digital Zone and hosted an evening panel session on ‘Energy Integration: Competition, Consensus and Collaboration’ at its facility in Newburgh.
Staff and Postgraduate students from the School of Engineering will be presenting their research projects as part of Offshore Europe's Technical Programme. All sessions are open to all conference attendees.
Lithium Extraction From North Sea Oilfield Brines Using Ion Exchange Membrane
Wednesday 6th September | 10am - 12noon
Presented by - Botelho Disu, Research Postgraduate, Dr Roozbeh Rafati, Senior Lecturer and Dr Amin Sharifi Haddad Senior Lecturer
AI Enabled Digital Rock Technology for Larger Scale Modelling of Complex Fractured Subsurface Rocks
Wednesday 6th | 2pm - 4pm
Presented by Ciprian-Teodor Panaitescu, Dr Kejian Wu, Dr Yukie Tanino and Dr Andrew Starkey
Fluid-fluid and Rock-fluid Parametric Investigation of the Underground Storage of Hydrogen in a Deep North Sea Aquifer
Thursday 7th | 10am - 12noon
Dr Prashant Jadhawar and M. Saeed
Mapping Hydrogen Storage Capacities of UK Offshore Hydrocarbon Fields and Exploring Potential Synergies With Offshore Wind
Thursday 7th | 10am - 12noon
A Generic Methodology for Predicting the Longevity of Offshore Infrastructure
Thursday 7th | 2pm - 4pm
Michael Olatunde, Dr Srinivas Sriramula, Dr M. Amir Siddiq and Professor Alfred Akisanya, School of Engineering, A.D. Brixton, Chevron Britain Limited
Lunchtime Talks (Stand 2E68)
The University hosted a series of events including a programme of short talks with speakers showcasing their work and providing insight into topics including Digitilisation, AI, Hydrogen Storage and Skills.
Talks took place on the University stand located in Hall 2, stand number 2E68.
Dr Andrew Starkey
Wednesday 6 September | 12.45pm
Wednesday 6 September | 1pm
Professor Georgios Leontidis
Wednesday 6 September | 1.15pm
Rachel Elliot (University of Aberdeen) and Lauren Braidwood (NESA)
Wednesday 6 September | 2pm
Dr Prashant Jadhawar
Thursday 7 September | 1pm
Thursday 7 September | 1.30pm
The University will showcase its energy-related research at Offshore Europe, including in areas such as offshore wind, hydrogen, carbon capture and storage, and data and AI. As well as highlighting the importance of equipping the workforce of the future with essential skills.
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Stand 2E68 | Thursday 7 September | 4.30pm - 5.30pm
The School of Engineering are inviting all alumni, students, staff, partners and supporters to join for a celebration event to mark their 100 year anniversary. This special event will take place at the Univerity's Stand.