Human-centric energy projects get share of £2m

Human-centric energy projects will receive a share of up to £2 million of Innovate UK investment. The funding is intended to help meet customers’ needs by supporting companies to identify valuable opportunities and help them generate ideas for new or improved products, services or business models. Projects will begin by exploring human motivations, demands and behaviour before identifying specific […]

Hollywood sitcom uses all green set

Hollywood tends to be associated more with gold than green – that is, until now. A set builder is claiming to have designed the world’s first completely sustainable set for an American sitcom. The Emmy-nominated show Raising Hope is about a man becoming a single-parent after the woman he had a one-night stand with is […]

Statoil unveils new rig design

Oil and gas giant Statoil is looking to “rejuvenate the rig fleet” with a new design specifically for the Norwegian continental shelf. Statoil wants the new type of rig to make drilling and completion of production wells less expensive, more effective and safer, and in turn boost oil recovery. With discoveries on the Norwegian continental […]