Session 7

Wednesday 24 November : 9.45 am – 10.15 am

NET ZERO TECHNOLOGY CENTRE UPDATE

Session Champion

Craig Nicol, Keith Hogg and Dr Pamela Lomoro (Project Managers at Net Zero Technology Centre), will discuss the Net Zero Technology Centre’s key activities over the past 12 months, including:

• The launch of the Well P&A Collaboration Initiative
• Ongoing projects
• Introduce the seven projects that will be developed through the Centre's Net Zero Energy Transition Programme
• Announce the winner of the Technology Extravaganza

Speakers and Panellists

Keith Hogg
Project Manager
Net Zero Technology Centre

Keith Hogg has 15 years’ experience within the oil and gas industry, predominantly within drilling and wells engineering. Having originally studied Aeronautical Engineering he subsequently trained and worked as an MWD/LWD Engineer and Directional Driller, before working with a Drilling Contractor within Drilling performance engineering and subsequently as an Assistant Rig Manager. In his current role at the Net Zero Technology Centre, as a Project Manager within Emissions Reduction, Keith manages a portfolio of Drilling & Wells related technology & innovation projects, alongside chairing the Alternative Barrier Collaboration group, an Net Zero Technology Centre led steering group made up of multiple operators and technology developers, formed to identify & assist developing robust P&A barriers as a cost-efficient alternative to Portland cement.


Craig Nicol
Project Manager
Net Zero Technology Centre

Nearly 20 years’ experience in industry!

With a strong background in EPC Oil Service Company project management roles, including the Engineering Team Lead role with Aker Solutions on the CNR Murchison Decommissioning Contract, Craig is vocal in his passion for innovation and knowledge sharing within the decommissioning community.

Craig headed up all development activities for Veolia Environmental Services, providing onshore disposal services to the offshore decommissioning market across 4 locations throughout the UK and Norway.

His current role with the NZTC includes the ownership of all late life and decommissioning activities across Centre’s Programmes. Supporting their vision to use UKCS knowledge, data and infrastructure to enable the transition to a net zero North Sea.


Dr Pamela Lomoro
Decommissioning Project Manager

Net Zero Technology Centre

Pamela is Decommissioning Project Manager at NZTC.  Pamela previously worked at the International Stress Engineering Centre in Oxford.   Pamela works on the philosophy that when marketing new technologies one has to think of not just developing a technology but of solving a problem.