In a bid to strengthen its offshore deepwater operations, RusselSmith, a Nigeria-based oilfield services provider, has chosen Saab Seaeye’s Cougar XT electric underwater robotic vehicle as an addition to its ROV fleet. “The Cougar is an ideal choice,” says RusselSmith…
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From time began, man has always sought means by which to make life and work easier. First he started with using simple tools. Then he began to use Animals. Then he began to make other men use his tools to do his work for him. Fast forward to now, and we have robots doing a significant portion of man’s work for him.
Robots are machines capable of carrying out a complex series of actions automatically, especially one programmable by a computer (Wikipedia). Robotic technology meanwhile, is the application of scientific knowledge in the development and production of robots. Robots have proved themselves to be quite indispensable, as they go to work and function in places where man may not be able to continually go, and they perform repetitive functions that would possibly bore the average Joe and push him to a state of near-madness. And it is these features of theirs that makes the Future of Robotic Technology in the Nigerian Energy Sector a gloriously bright one.
Congratulations to the winners of the RusselSmith Inspire Essay Contest! The winners are; Efe Oghenemarho (first place), Isaac Popoola (second place) Uchenna Okoro (third place). All winners will be contacted to pick up their prizes.
RS INSPIRE Essay Competition RusselSmith is pleased to announce the commencement of its RS Inspire Essay Competition, a contest which encourages innovative thinking and promotes the development of home-grown solutions to problems (technical and otherwise) in the Nigerian energy sector.…
Mongolia recently held a ground-breaking ceremony for the construction of its first oil refinery. The ground-breaking ceremony was attended by the Mongolian Prime Minister, and the Indian Minister of Home Affairs. Located in Altanshiree Soum in the southeastern province of…
RusselSmith Nigeria, has announced the appointment of Kayode Adeleke as the new Chief Executive Officer. He resumes this new role effective from 1 January 2018 and will succeed Leslie Oghomienor who has been appointed the Executive Chairman of the Company.
Kayode Adeleke joined RusselSmith in 2001 and has been a part of the team for over 16 years. He began in the role of Executive Director, Finance & Technology before moving on to be the Deputy Managing Director. Before assuming this new position, he served as the Senior Executive Vice President where he helped lead and execute many of the company’s critical strategic development and expansion programs.
Mr. Adeleke is a fellow of the Institute of Management Consultants, a registered
RusselSmith Nigeria has sealed a technical partnership with Norwegian company 4Subsea to collaboratively deliver subsea solutions by combining engineering competence, experience and technologies for effectively ensuring the lifespan of subsea assets.
4Subsea is a global leader in the provision of innovative, cost-effective Subsea Asset Integrity Management technologies with operations in several countries. 4Subsea’s areas of expertise include; flexible risers and flowlines, well intervention and drilling, digitization, sensor technology and offshore wind.
At the recently concluded Chevron Nigeria Contractors Line Management HES Forum held in Lagos, RusselSmith Nigeria was among the select contractors who were opportune to present various topics on Health, Environment and Safety.
The forum which was themed “Finishing well in 2017”, focused on Safety and Operational Excellence as drawn from individual company practices and provided the opportunity for participants to share best safety practices as well as possible improvement strategies.
RusselSmith recently partnered with Tracerco, a leading industrial technology company providing unique and specialised measurement and diagnostic solutions for the global oil and gas industry. The agreement covers the sales, marketing and provision of Tracerco’s Process Diagnostics and Subsea Technologies…