Al Masaood Energy and Gecko Robotics have proudly announced a multi-year contract with ADNOC Gas, the integrated gas processing company of the ADNOC Group. With an estimated ceiling value of $30 million, this groundbreaking partnership signifies a significant leap towards enhancing operational efficiency, reducing downtime, and mitigating CO2 emissions across ADNOC Gas sites.

Under the terms of the contract, Gecko Robotics will deploy its state-of-the-art robots and AI-powered data platform, facilitating predictive maintenance initiatives aimed at maximising efficiencies while upholding the highest standards of safety and environmental sustainability.

Jake Loosararian, co-founder and CEO of Gecko Robotics, underscored the pivotal role of ADNOC and the UAE in leveraging Industry 4.0 tools to drive efficiency and sustainability. He commended H.E. Dr. Sultan Al Jaber’s leadership on the world stage, particularly at COP28, highlighting ADNOC’s unwavering commitment to harnessing new technologies to reduce carbon emissions. Loosararian expressed Gecko’s pride in contributing its robots and software to support ADNOC’s ambitious goals, emphasising the transformative impact of such initiatives on a global scale.

Dr. Ahmad El Tannir, general manager of Al Masaood Energy, hailed the partnership between Gecko and Al Masaood Energy as a testament to the company’s dedication to advancing ADNOC’s decarbonisation agenda. He emphasised the pivotal role of cutting-edge technologies in realising the UAE’s ambitious net-zero objectives, affirming Al Masaood Energy’s commitment to driving sustainable innovation in the region.

Gecko’s revolutionary wall-climbing robots are equipped with specially designed sensor payloads that enable the creation of sophisticated digital maps of critical assets. The Gecko software platform, Cantilever, harnesses this data in conjunction with operational insights to facilitate precision repairs and preventive maintenance measures.

Gecko’s software solutions are widely utilised by numerous companies and government agencies to enhance the lifespan and efficiency of critical infrastructure, spanning industries such as power generation, oil refining, manufacturing, and beyond. Through strategic collaborations such as this, Al Masaood Energy and Gecko Robotics are poised to play a pivotal role in advancing sustainability and technological innovation in the region and beyond.

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30th April 2024