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Sekal AS and Stepwise Announce Strategic Alliance Partnership to Enhance Drilling Performance and Carbon Emission Reduction

Apr 2023

Sekal, a leading provider of digital solutions for optimized drilling performance and drilling autonomy, and Stepwise, a pioneer in carbon emission planning and reduction SaaS applications, today announced a strategic alliance partnership. The collaboration aims to integrate Sekal’s drilling autonomy platform within Stepwise’s carbon emission reduction software, enabling clients to plan and implement carbon emission reduction strategies effectively.
Sekal’s cutting-edge digital solutions, leveraging industrial technology, are at the forefront of the transition to drilling autonomy. This alliance will help our clients harness Sekal’s expertise to significantly enhance Energy Reduction Initiatives (ERI) while reducing carbon emissions within the offshore oil and gas sector.
Geir Ove Eikill, Head of R&D and Marketing at Stepwise, said, “We are excited to partner with Sekal and integrate their innovative drilling autonomy offerings into our SaaS application as an Emission Reduction Initiative. This collaboration will empower our clients to streamline their carbon emission reduction strategies, ultimately contributing to a more sustainable future for the energy industry.”
Jarle Vaag, Chief Commercial Officer for Sekal, added, “Our partnership with Stepwise reflects our shared commitment to sustainability and innovation. By combining our drilling autonomy platform with Stepwise’s carbon emission planning and reduction application, we can provide clients with a more holistic and transparent approach to energy efficiency and environmental responsibility.”

Both Sekal and Stepwise are confident that the collaboration will foster sustainability and environmental stewardship within the energy sector.

About Sekal
Sekal is a global leader in digital solutions for optimized drilling performance and drilling autonomy. The company’s advanced technologies help the energy sector transition to autonomous drilling operations, increasing efficiency, reducing costs, and minimizing environmental impact. For more information, visit

About Stepwise
Stepwise is a Norwegian company that provides software as a service (SaaS) applications for carbon reporting and operational performance gains in various heavy industrial domains. The company aims to enable heavy industries to navigate their net-zero journey by providing them with a toolkit to plan and verify continuous improvements in operational emissions. For more information, visit

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