Sky-Futures, the leading industrial UAV inspection company for Oil and Gas, today announced that it has joined the EIC, the leading trade association for UK companies that supply capital goods and services to the energy industries worldwide.
Sky-Futures already have experience exhibiting with the EIC, having exhibited at EIC pavilions at past ADIPEC and ONS events. Attending alongside other UK businesses provided a great support network, as well as practical allowances making it easier to do business. Sky-Futures’ will be exhibiting with the EIC at this year’s ONS Norway 2014 in Stavanger, from 25th – 28th August 2014, one of the world’s major meeting places for oil and gas industry players.
The EIC has a membership base of more than 600 UK companies across the energy supply chain. The EIC’s mission is to support its members in marketing and selling their energy products and services in the UK and overseas. It provides business intelligence, networking opportunities including exhibitions and trade missions, training, consultancy and business support services that are designed to help companies capitalise on International opportunities whilst reducing some of the associated risk, for example through the use the EIC’s International office infrastructure.
James Harrison, Sky-Futures Commercial Director said;
‘Sky-Futures are currently working in regions across the world to deliver our UAV inspection services. Membership of the EIC will allow us to promote our activities internationally, whilst being able to support and encourage the work of other UK businesses and our competitiveness globally.’
Claire Miller, CEO of the EIC said;
‘We are delighted to welcome Sky-Futures as a member of the EIC and look forward to supporting their short and long-term business goals through the comprehensive range of services we offer.’
Sky-Futures are the global leaders for UAV industrial inspections in oil and gas, both on and offshore. We offer a safe, fast and cost effective inspection service, which engages with client’s needs from the start. Sky-Futures are leading the way in technology-led innovative inspection techniques, utilizing high-definition and thermal imagery and video to collect data on hard to access infrastructure. Sky-Futures has over 4,500 hours’ worth of flying experience, providing live flare, structural and under deck inspections on and offshore. High Definition video and thermal imagery is presented in inspection reports by our engineering teams to match demanding client requirements.
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