OGA unveils UK offshore digital priorities

The Oil and Gas Authority has set forth its Digital Strategy for the UK’s oil and gas industry over the next five years.

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ABERDEEN, UK -- The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has set forth its Digital Strategy for the UK’s oil and gas industry over the next five years.

The initiatives the OGA plans to implement include:

  • An OGA-wide learning and development program to improve digital skills.
  • Creating an easy-to-use OGA digital platform that integrates all digital service offerings and which is suited to machine learning.
  • An analytics and business intelligence platform to provide greater insight into data to enhance decision taking and to solve problems. The OGA will continue to develop dashboards, business intelligence tools, user interfaces and systems of insight from its data sets to provide new analysis and insights.
  • Sharing of data and digitalization through industry engagement, professional bodies, communities of practice, agencies, government departments and other initiatives.

Simon James, chief information officer at the OGA said: “Data is an enabler of new and disruptive business models, which can lower costs, develop new digital platforms and improve digital experiences.”

12/23/2019

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