Shell Picks a Digital Platform To Build Its AI Future Upon
The international major has been playing with intelligent programs for years, but this new deal shows that it is now ready to scale those efforts up to cover hundreds of thousands of pieces of equipment.
Pioneer's Analytics Project Reveals the Good and Bad of Machine Learning
A recent research effort has shown that the digital journey is full of stumbling blocks. Just like humans, advanced computing technology will get some things right and some things wrong.
Time To Enlist in the Analytics Army
Some operating companies are now enlisting engineers as foot soldiers in their analytics army. It is not required yet, but those looking to get ahead would be wise to get involved.
University Group Lists “Most Promising” Oil & Gas Startups of the Year
Being a startup in oil and gas isn’t always easy, and so it is nice when you get noticed at the industry’s largest gathering, the Offshore Technology Conference. Learn about 10 new companies that industry insiders say are the ones to watch in 2018.
Clouds are Forming Around the Upstream Sector, and That’s a Good Thing
No longer considered a buzz phrase, cloud computing has made converts of the largest oil companies, and now the smaller ones are next.
Ushering in a New Era of Oilfield Innovation With the Internet of Things
As E&P companies slowly ramp up drilling and production activities while adjusting to a new period of “lower for longer” prices, the time is right for widespread adoption of the IoT.
Data and Digital Hold E&P’s Future, Says New Century CEO
Leveraging data to drive the best technology solutions and inform business strategy is the route to future industry success, says a US independent’s top executive.
Schlumberger: New Automated Hydraulic Fracturing Tech Trims Time and Workforce Requirements
A new spread of stimulation equipment from the world’s largest service company demonstrates the latest significant step to creating a more automated oilfield.
Making Big Data Part of the Routine
The potential of big data depends on the ability of companies to change the habits of its users.
BOPs Become the Focus of Data-Driven Scrutiny
Well control is built around huge steel machines, but the future of the business is digital. Data have become a critical asset as operators and service companies work to increase the safety and reliability of their products and operations.
Making Data Pay
There is talk about digital oil fields and big data and some striking examples of their power. But in real oil fields, a lot of operators are still running fields with systems relying on big paper.
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19 June 2019