The Autonomous Oilfield Will Always Include Humans (The Human Component of the Digital Oilfield)

The Autonomous Oilfield Will Always Include Humans (The Human Component of the Digital Oilfield)

In an environment where investor money is tight and where producers must therefore operate on a cash flow basis instead of relying on an almost endless inflow of investment capital, many are turning to automation to reduce overhead and improve production in order to stay in business. The question becomes…

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Michael Chavez is vice president of sales and marketing for SitePro, a position he has held since 2017.  Previous experience includes stints with companies working with oilfield technology and water management. Chavez speaks and blogs on oil and gas topics. A Navy veteran, he is a member of the International Society of Automation, and Society of Petroleum Engineers and the Young Professionals in Energy.

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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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