Sky-Futures, a provider of drone inspection services for the oil and gas industry, has been awarded a global contract for facility inspection with Italian oil major Eni.
Eni is one of the largest operators worldwide in the energy sector and operates in 66 countries.
According to Sky-Futures’ statement on Monday, the contract is the first of its kind between a drone-based technology business and an international oil and gas company and represents a significant shift in the oil and gas market.
James Harrison, CEO and co-founder of Sky-Futures, said: “By partnering with Eni we can further enhance the benefits on offer by analyzing and forecasting operational issues before they happen.”
The drone inspection service company offers drone data capture, inspection analysis and visualization technology.
The company explained that, by analyzing data and delivering standardized reports in Sky-Futures’ software, stakeholders can access the latest information on their assets immediately and from anywhere in the world through a cloud service.