Bringing ‘Big Data’ to the Oil Field

The oil and gas industry is drowning in data. Oil & gas operators routinely collect various kinds of data: flow rates, temperature, pressure, drill speed, failure rates, subsurface characteristics and more. But how is the industry putting this data to work? New analytical techniques drawn from the fields of statistics…

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Dr. Srikanta Mishra is a Senior Research Leader at Battelle. He joined independent research-and-development organization in 2010 after a distinguished career in environmental consulting, including an appointment as Adjunct Professor of Petroleum Engineering at University of Texas. He is nationally and internationally recognized for his expertise in subsurface resource management, and regularly presents lectures, workshops and short courses on hydraulic fracturing related environmental impacts. He holds a PhD in Petroleum Engineering from Stanford University.

3 Ways Technology is Going to Shape the Oil and Gas Industry Free to Download Today

Oil and gas operations are commonly found in remote locations far from company headquarters. Now, it's possible to monitor pump operations, collate and analyze seismic data, and track employees around the world from almost anywhere. Whether employees are in the office or in the field, the internet and related applications enable a greater multidirectional flow of information – and control – than ever before.

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