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21 August 2020, 11:00 to 12:00

Tech20 Virtual: Using predictive tech to drive down carbon emissions



21 August 2020, 11:00 to 12:00


Online via Zoom. 

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Chris Ayres, Chief Customer Officer, OPEX Group.

The UKCS basin has set ambitious targets to halve operational emissions in the next decade and become a net zero basin by 2050. Some of the greatest minds in our industry are working on the energy transition with several game-changing solutions in the pipeline. But these technologies are not yet fully developed or deployed and we need solutions that make an impact right now. 

It’s estimated that we can reduce carbon emissions from offshore operations by 10% through operational efficiencies and improvements, but how do we pinpoint the day-to-day operational actions we can take to maximise performance offshore whilst minimising emissions? 

Chris will explain how a combination of technology and cultural awareness can drive lower carbon operations. We all have a part to play in our journey to net zero through the choices we make. Ensuring the right information reaches the right people at the right time so that they can make informed decisions is crucial to improving energy efficiency, optimising power consumption and driving higher levels of reliability.

Chris's Bio 

As a chartered engineer with two decades of experience in the oil and gas sector, Chris has a diverse background of leadership experience in digital project delivery and management consulting. Chris has worked with multi-national organisations across many sectors, leading and advising them through digital transformation projects.


As CCO of OPEX Group, Chris is focused on helping energy companies to maximise the value of their operational data through the application of predictive technologies and data science. He is passionate about supporting the industry’s drive towards net zero.

What is Tech20 Virtual:

Tech20 features world-leading experts, exploring the latest tech trends, asking big questions and sharing big ideas. Tech20 is a social showcase for speakers presenting technology focused topics. A unique format. 20-minute presentation, 20-minute Q&A. Tech20s aim to inspire & innovate, discover new or surprising technologies, challenge technologies and release the spark within! Our weekly Tech20 events are open to everyone of all ages, from all industries and professions and are free to attend.

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This virtual event is being recorded and may be broadcast in video or audio format at a later date.