Return To Scene Limited delivers award-winning software, visualisation and digitalisation solutions to the world’s biggest companies.
Today, Return To Scene’s clients extend from oil and gas to forensic, infrastructure, renewables, and beyond.
Oil and gas
For over ten years, we have driven innovation in oil & gas; our software and visualisation solutions adopted by global supermajors, National Oil Companies (NOCs) and niche operators with user penetration throughout the supply chain.
R2S creates value for our clients including improved safety, enhanced collaboration and efficiency gains.
Forensic and security
The original R2S software was designed and built in collaboration with the police and continues to incorporate the experiences and requirements of this multinational user base.
Infrastructure and construction
Our R2S software provides the ideal platform to manage, maintain and share all critical infrastructure, transport network and construction projects.
Our R2S software provides the perfect data hub for vessels as it allows the user to easily and remotely access all necessary information.
From our origins in the forensic sector to our transition to oil and gas, R2S has been developed with data security as central feature but with the agility to meet the commercial and operational demands of our clients.
Through the use of our R2S software, Return To Scene has proven to significantly improve pre-planning accuracy, delivery time and cost savings.
The ability for visual information to be captured and held within R2S makes it ideal for the management of remote assets both offshore and onshore.
Return To Scene has a pioneering reputation in visual asset data management and visualisation solutions. Our award-winning, multi-platform software, R2S, is used by the world's biggest companies.
Through the development of R2S AR, we have created an application that digitally enables the worker at the coal face, or more precisely, onboard an offshore asset.
R2S Web creates greater accessibility to data for our clients and their entire supply chains. Providing access to multiple viewers (from operator to subcontractor), users can conduct measurements, view images and linked data and review equipment tags and inspection reports, without the requirement for site visits.
Return To Scene has a pioneering reputation for world-leading visualisation solutions providing real-world context to everything from offshore platforms, to submarine rescue systems and crime scenes.
Research and development
Committed to research and development (R&D) and the continued evolution of our business and deliverables, we ensure our clients have access to the best products and services available.
Accreditation and memberships
Return To Scene is accredited by and a member of various organisations recognising the quality of our work and technologies.
As a leader in innovation, we, at Return To Scene, are keen on developing the latest cutting-edge technologies such as Virtual Reality (VR).
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News and press releases
Find out the latest news from Return To Scene regarding our software and services.
OGTC project approved for Return To Scene
Aberdeen-based Return To Scene Limited, part of James Fisher and Sons plc, is to develop a game-changing enabler to offshore automation, poised to deliver unprecedented efficiency gains and savings across oil and gas.
Prestigious innovation award for Return To Scene
Aberdeen-based Return To Scene Limited, part of James Fisher and Sons plc, is delighted to announce it has won the Inspiration from Innovation award at the prestigious 2018 Northern Star Business Awards.
The Times: BP to use crime-scene imaging to manage oilrig work remotely
Return To Scene's work has been featured in The Times. Learn how the supermajor has been benefiting from our software and technologies in this article by Emily Gosden.
Return To Scene digitally enables the offshore workforce with launch of AR App
Aberdeen based Return To Scene Limited, part of James Fisher and Sons plc will launch R2S AR, an enterprise augmented reality (AR) application designed to digitally enable the offshore workforce at the inaugural SPE ENGenious Symposium and Exhibition in Aberdeen this week.
Return To Scene at ENGenious
We are fully immersed in SPE ENGenious this week. Throughout the event, we are involved with everything from delivering a symposium presentation to hosting pop up events and supporting the OGTC on its stand too.
Hear from our Managing Director, Bob Donnelly, speaking about our involvement with the landmark event showcasing the latest innovations for oil and gas.
Visualising Solan; Return To Scene delivers for Premier
Return To Scene Ltd, part of James Fisher and Sons PLC, has strengthened its relationship with Premier Oil through the completion of a new digital survey of the Solan platform, West of Shetland.
Software development and market diversification focus of joint KTP for Return To Scene and RGU
Aberdeen-based visual asset and data management specialist Return To Scene Limited, part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has joined forces with Robert Gordon University (RGU) for a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with a focus on the construction and infrastructure sectors.
Cutting-edge technology developers enhancing AR capabilities for oil and gas
Aberdeen-based Return To Scene Limited, part of James Fisher and Sons plc, continues to push boundaries in visualisation and data solutions for oil and gas and is delighted to announce a working relationship with Dundee-based tech start-up Mozenix.
Ministerial visit for innovators Return To Scene
The staff at Aberdeen-based Return To Scene Limited, part of James Fisher and Sons plc,. welcomed Paul Wheelhouse MSP, Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy today.
Chrysaor appreciates benefit of R2S data capture
Aberdeen-based Return To Scene Limited, part of James Fisher and Sons plc, announces that it welcomes Chrysaor as a new client, providing the new North Sea operator with its award winning visualisation software, R2S.
Return To Scene delivers first Caribbean project for BP Trinidad & Tobago
Aberdeen-based visual asset and data management (VAM) specialist Return To Scene Limited, part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has completed and delivered its first project for BP Trinidad and Tobago (BPTT).
BP pilots latest R2S visualisation technology
The Aberdeen-based visual asset management (VAM) specialist Return To Scene Limited, part of James Fisher and Sons plc, is conducting a pilot project for BP utilising the latest generation of its award-winning visualisation technology, R2S Mosaic.
Find out about our team and their exciting stories.
R2S AR Demo
We captured our technical director, Martin, exploring R2S AR, our augmented reality application, to give you an insight into this latest way to access your R2S projects.
How Augmented Reality Is Impacting Oil & Gas
Mozenix has been developing our new application R2S AR for the oil and gas industry. In this guest post, our partners share their expertise and explain how AR will reduce cost and enhance operational efficiency.
Visualising our World
As part of our Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with Robert Gordon University (RGU), Richard Laing, Professor of Built Environment Visualisation relates on "Visualising our World"; an event which examined how existing and emergent visualisation technologies such as augmented reality and virtual reality can bring tangible solutions to construction and oil and gas.
Embracing challenge for a new adventure
Marine Derambure, Corporate Communications Assistant at Return To Scene recounts her exciting first eight months within the company.
My ENGenious adventure
Our Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) Associate, Patrycja Linka, talks about her enriching experience at ENGenious, the new event for upstream innovation which took place in Aberdeen early September 2018.
Can you feel it?
Our Managing Director, Bob Donnelly, shares his enthusiasm for innovation in the North East of Scotland.
If we don't ask, we won't know...
Our Market Development Manager, Laura Fairley, recounts her exciting experience with Equate Scotland Career Enhancement Programme.
Testimonials and case studies
Learn how our R2S software is benefiting and providing game-changing solutions to our clients.
Learn how BP is using our R2S software to considerably reduce journey to platforms and save millions.
D3 Consulting Testimonial
See how our R2S software became an indispensable tool for D3 Consulting's decommissioning projects.
Learn what tangible benefits our R2S software provided to BP and some of its assets.
BP Decommissioning - Miller - Case study
R2S was used the first time by BP for an end of life project on the Miller platform. Driven by call from industry bodies to utilise innovative techniques, R2S has introduced significant efficiencies to the decommissioning process.
Stena Drilling Testimonial
In the six years that Return To Scene’s R2S software has been deployed across its fleet, Stena Drilling has measured tangible benefits in time and cost efficiencies and improved quality; directly attributable to the use of the software.
Find out what our energy specialists have to say in their columns for Energy Voice.
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Return To Scene - Brochure 2018
Take a look at our new brochure, created for ENGenious 2018. Click on the image to open it.
Return To Scene - R2S Self-Capture Brochure
R2S Self-Capture allows our clients' teams to collect survey data with a specifically developed survey capture kit. To learn more about this service, click on the image.
Return To Scene - R2S Subsea Brochure
Learn how our award-winning software R2S Mosaic provides effective visualisation and digitalisation solutions to subsea oil and gas.