Software developers helping shape the future of energy
IT and technology development in energy giant Equinor is having a huge impact and is influencing the direction of the company
Operational data from the world’s first floating offshore wind farm, Hywind Scotland, is now available to access on a free-to-use basis for supply chain businesses and academia through the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s Platform for Operational Data (POD) service. This is additional to the complete set of data from the decommissioned North Sea oil field, Volve, available under a Creative Commons Licence, published in 2018.
It’s impossible to know exactly how digitalisation will change our society and our industry in the future. But we know there will always be a place for human minds and skills.
Already we are seeing great results from the collaboration between our software developers and subsurface teams. By harnessing vast quantities of data, software developers are increasing efficiency and limiting down time, allowing the workers to do their job in a safer and more sustainable way.
It’s the ability to combine people and technology that will create advantages in the years to come. Here are a few examples:
Make data available anytime, anywhere
Enabling our employees to make better decisions, faster through accessible data and insights
Developing digital competence to become an industry leader
Digitalisation is as much about the mindset and the culture, as it is about tools and technology.