On Apr. 14, the Obama Administration released a final set of rules on offshore drilling that are geared toward preventing an explosion similar to the one that destroyed the Deepwater Horizon rig, resulting in the deaths of 11 people and the biggest oil leak in the history of the U.S….
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.