Mayor Mrs Christine Sagen Helgø headed the opening ceremony Photo: IRIS
The world's first drill floor robot
29.09.2015On 23. September, Ullrigg Drilling and Well Centre presented the world's first drill floor robot ever installed on a rig and Ullrigg is hence the first customer to install a robot from Robotic Drilling Systems.
The opening ceremony was headed by the Mayor of Stavanger, Mrs. Christine Sagen Helgø, who was given flowers by the robot at the Ullrigg drill floor. In her speech, Helgen Sagø stressed the importance of cutting costs in the oil industry, and called the happening an historic moment. -This is the technology of the future she said, this is very good for us, being the oil capital of Europe. Now we can show the rest of the world that we are in the lead also when it comes to developing new technology.