In conjunction with the UK Government’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), we undertake a strategic programme of research, funded through the national Flow Programme. This programme is focused on developing solutions to flow challenges that benefit the UK’s economy and enhance its commercial infrastructure. It is overseen by a Programme Expert Group (PEG), which provides guidance and industry experience.
In 2018, we are undertaking 10 projects under the Flow Programme. These are researching key topics in:
All research topics are strongly aligned with the productivity and competitive pillars of the government’s Industrial Strategy. For full details, download the latest Flow Programme Quarterly Report.
We also work closely on R&D projects with standards groups such as ISO and API, government regulators such as the Oil & Gas Authority (OGA) and agencies such as the Oil & Gas Technology Centre (OGTC), Analysis for Innovate (A4i) and Datalab.