Sheer volume of data being created by oil and gas companies driving adoption of big data #OilmanNEWS Business Oil and Gas News Technology Upstream 

Sheer Volume of Data Being Created by Oil and Gas Companies Driving Adoption of Big Data

Oil and gas assets are increasingly fitted with a multitude of Internet of Things (IoT) sensors, causing exponential growth in data. This, in turn, is increasing the need for adoption of data management solutions for improved operational visibility. This approach also helps identify bottlenecks in operations and uncover patterns and relationships across diverse entities, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics… Read More
Photo courtesy of Active Conversion 2020 January-February Business Fullstream Home Bottom Widget Promo Technology 

The New Face of Industrial Marketing

Industrial businesses in the energy sector have long doubted the merits of advertising and marketing. Back in the day, industrial businesses didn’t really need to do a lot of marketing to find customers. If someone needed a specific component or product, they often had designated companies they would take their business to or they’d check a directory like the Thomas… Read More
Spinning Straw into Gold: Using Expertise to Leverage Your Data and Gain Insight into Your Business 2020 January-February Data Technology 

Spinning Straw into Gold: Using Expertise to Leverage Your Data and Gain Insight into Your Business

Leveraging data, analytics and relying on the expertise of your team can unlock new insights into your business and supply chain. Stop me if you’ve heard this story before. The Board sets a growth target for the upcoming year. The deal team is assembled from a cross-functional section of the business. They’re on the prowl for the best asset(s), looking… Read More
Project Controls Software Fuels Digitization for Oil and Gas Companies 2020 January-February Home Bottom Widget Promo Software Technology 

Project Controls Software Fuels Digitization for Oil and Gas Companies

The oil and gas industry is no stranger to uncertainty, but with incongruity of supply and demand, organizations have found a game changer in getting better margins through efficiency rather than overproduction. The companies in the industry that are coming out on top are those who are embracing digitization (the automation of existing manual and/or paper-based processes). While collecting, analyzing… Read More
Alejandro Perez, programmer, programming the end bell in ESPRIT. 2020 January-February Software Technology Texas 

New CAM Software Boosts Production, Saves Time and Money for Houston Seismic Equipment Maker

For the oil industry, efficiently finding and developing hydrocarbon resources is essential. In the ongoing search for new energy reserves, seismic data acquisition has emerged as one of the petroleum industry’s most reliable and commonly used technologies for finding subsurface oil and gas deposits. And the need for accurate and cost-effective seismic data acquisition technology continues to grow. GeoSpace Technologies,… Read More
Standard Protocols Enhance Cost Savings and Safety Value of Wireless Gas Detection Systems 2020 January-February Downstream Safety Technology 

Standard Protocols Enhance Cost Savings and Safety Value of Wireless Gas Detection Systems

Detection of methane, hydrogen sulfide, carbon monoxide, hydrocarbons and other gas leaks, is becoming increasingly critical to gas plant safety and emissions monitoring in the heavily-regulated oil and gas industry. Reducing costs, improving safety and complying with regulations require the ability to monitor hard-to-reach areas and many oil and gas producers are augmenting gas detection capability with wireless instruments because… Read More
With remote monitoring and control equipment onsite, a large number of decisions and adjustments can be made remotely, saving time and increasing safety by greatly reducing miles driven to remote sites. 2020 January-February Software Technology Upstream 

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 less about whether to automate and more about how far… Read More
Impact of a Digital Oilfield 2020 January-February Software Technology Upstream 

Impact of a Digital Oilfield

There are over 9,000 independent oil and natural gas producers in the United States, operating in 33 states. Each of these companies works with countless vendors and service providers, all who stand to benefit from a digital oilfield. According to Oilprice.com, US oil and gas will contribute $1.9 trillion to U.S. GDP by 2035. Trends A major industry shift was… Read More
A Practical Approach to Using IOT Devices to Support Legacy SCADA Field Systems in the Transition to Internet Based Industrial Automation Systems 2020 January-February Fullstream Software Technology 

A Practical Approach to Using IOT Devices to Support Legacy SCADA Field Systems in the Transition to Internet Based Industrial Automation Systems

In the world of industrial automation, the talk is centered around IIOT. With buzzwords like “Industry 4.0,” “IOT,” “digital twin,” “cloud computing,” “artificial intelligence,” “machine learning,” and “deep learning,” it is difficult for automation engineers and business managers to determine how to implement these new technologies. The purpose of this article is to define a practical approach to using IOT… Read More
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