i-Tech Services, Leidos partner to drive subsea digitalization
i-Tech Services and Leidos have announced a five-year digitalization partnership agreement.
The partnership will increase efficiencies in i-Tech Services’ Life of Field capabilities by providing clients with greater insights into operations through the field lifecycle. This relationship will leverage Leidos’s multi-sector expertise in digitalization and enable i-Tech Services to significantly automate manual processes to reduce operating costs.
“This is an exciting partnership that will allow us to uncover the many future benefits of digitalization throughout the life of the field,” Steve Wisely, Senior Vice President, i-Tech Services said. “We look forward to collaborating with Leidos to deliver a technology development plan that utilizes big data, digitalization and artificial intelligence to allow clients to harvest greater insight for early decision-making, ensuring focused and cost effective management of the field by reducing OPEX.
“The partnership has already identified and initiated the first two development phases, which will see a focus on data acquisition, processing, analytical insight and data visualization of i-Tech Services’ integrity, inspection and survey services.”
Neil Walton, VP & Managing Director, Civil, Defence and Health at Leidos UK, said: “The oil and gas sector is under significant pressure to optimize production and deliver services as efficiently as possible and this is a clear example of how Leidos can help transform performance by releasing the value held in data to deliver improved insight for i-Tech Services.”