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Dynamic fleet of UAVs to be showcased at UK conference

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A new UK-based technology company will premier a number of safe, unique and innovative asset survey & inspection applications for the oil and gas industry at the Offshore Europe conference and exhibition in Aberdeen next week.

Texo Drone Survey & Inspection owns and operates what it states is the world's most comprehensive and dynamic fleet of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). Moreover, it says it is the first company in the world to deploy a survey-grade light detection and ranging (LiDAR) surveying system on a bespoke UAV. 

The company's offshore division, Texo DSI (UKCS) Ltd will showcase its fleet of UAVs, incorporating the most advanced survey and inspection technology on the market, at the Aberdeen event, which runs from September 5-8.

Texo Drone Survey & Inspection Ltd currently support a number of industry sectors, including telecoms, construction, renewables and nuclear. But it is now moving into offshore oil and gas, where it believes it can deliver a range of world-leading services to help clients operate in a more safe and efficient working environment as well as being more cost and time efficient. 

Texo DSI (UKCS) technology is transforming the industry, with its abilities covering everything from maintenance regimes to decommissioning work. 

Key services range from visual inspection and thermographic surveys through to detailed mm accurate, survey-grade LiDAR mapping/measurement and multi/hyperspectral analysis.

The company maintains an industry leading remotely piloted air systems (RPAS) feet, comprising of both rotor and fixed wing UAVs with the ability to deploy nationally and overseas at short notice. 

John Wood, chief operating officer, Texo Drone Survey & Inspection (UKCS), said: "Our technology has been designed to meet the needs of the evolving global energy sector. 

"It enables us to offer industry-leading survey and inspection solutions for accuracy, safety and efficiency, which help deliver real and tangible business and operational benefits for our clients." 

Texo Drone's specialist UAV technology will be on display with the team at Offshore Europe next week on stands 5D50 and 6D11. 

John continued: "Our ability to offer precision data acquisition on projects provides unsurpassed levels of information for clients that helps them make the very best engineering decisions at all stages - from pre-planning through production and finally to end-of-life and decommissioning.

"Our service offering represents the here, now and future for the sector. This is an exciting time for the energy industry and we're delighted to be part of it."

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