Sky-Futures, the world leading UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) inspection specialist for the Oil and Gas industry has hired a new Engineering Manager, Steve Moir at their Aberdeen office.
The announcement follows Sky-Futures hiring of new Inspection Engineer, Nick Shepherd Ship last month. The expansion in the region comes after the company gained the largest ever investment into a drone business in Europe to date during their series A funding round of USD$4M+.
Steve Moir brings almost 20 years of engineering and inspection experience to Sky-Futures. Most recently he was an Operational Integrity Delivery Lead with CAN Offshore (Talisman Project). Prior to this he was a Senior Inspection Engineer with Lloyds Register and a Senior Inspection Engineer with Oceaneering among many other notable positions.
Steve, who will be based alongside Sky-Futures Inspectors in the company’s new offices in Aberdeen, said “I’m really excited about joining Sky-Futures. I have watched the company grow over the years and have been hugely impressed by what they deliver. It’s a tough time in Aberdeen right now but Sky-Futures can offer huge savings on inspection costs and I am really looking forward to working with our clients both in the North Sea and around the world”.
David Hunkin, Operations Director said, “We are delighted to have Steve on board heading up our Inspection and Engineering practice. He has a wealth of industry knowledge and will help keep Sky-Futures at the forefront of UAV based inspections in the Oil and Gas industry”.
Founded in 2009, Sky-Futures is the leading specialist oil and gas Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) inspection provider globally. High definition (HD) video, stills and thermal imagery data that the drones collect is fed into the company’s proprietary data platform, analysed and delivered to the client as a technical report. Each part of this process is overseen by Sky-Futures’ highly qualified, in-house team of global industry experts in flare systems and structural engineering.
Sky-Futures has over 8,500 hours of aviation experience, providing live flare, structural and under deck inspections onshore and offshore. The business is growing fast, and is set to continue to scale as the world’s leading drone inspection operator in oil and gas. Sky-Futures already has a footprint of over 30 clients globally, and works in over 10 countries across five regions of the world.
The business is headquartered in London with offices in Houston, TX in the USA, Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia and Aberdeen in Scotland.