http://www.worldoil.com WorldOil Aker Solutions to collaborate with Cognite, strengthening digital offering http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/2/16/aker-solutions-to-collaborate-with-cognite-strengthening-digital-offering Aker Solutions agreed on a long-term collaboration with software company Cognite to accelerate the development of digital solutions that will drive major efficiencies through the entire life of an energy asset. New software puts real-time drilling monitoring in reach http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/2/15/new-software-puts-real-time-drilling-monitoring-in-reach Proactive Real Time Systems (PRTS) has launched its new software product called the Real-Time Advisory System (RTAS). Weatherford releases production optimization software http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/2/14/weatherford-releases-production-optimization-software Weatherford International plc today announced a new software release for its ForeSite production optimization platform, which combines physics-based models with advanced machine-learning data analytics to improve performance across conventional and unconventional oil and gas assets. CGG, Ardiseis complete highest-density seismic survey ever acquired http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/2/8/cgg-ardiseis-complete-highest-density-seismic-survey-ever-acquired CGG, its technology partner, and Ardiseis, subsidiary of the Arabian Geophysical and Surveying Company (ARGAS), the Middle East’s seismic acquisition specialist, have announced the successful completion of the world’s highest-density broadband seismic survey ever acquired onshore or offshore. Quantico Energy Solutions, Target announce technology alliance http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/2/6/quantico-energy-solutions-target-announce-technology-alliance Quantico Energy Solutions, a leader in artificial intelligence (AI) solutions for the Upstream segment of the oil and gas industry, and TARGET, an oilfield services company specializing in digital transformation technology and enablement, today announced a strategic alliance to leverage their respective technology offerings in data management, geoscience consulting and artificial intelligence solutions for the global oil and gas industry. Emerson announces acquisition of GeoFields, Inc. http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/1/29/emerson-announces-acquisition-of-geofields-inc Emerson has acquired GeoFields, Inc., a leading global supplier of software and implementation services for pipeline integrity data collection, management and risk analysis for the oil and gas industry. Cryptocurrency mining operation launched by Iron Bridge Resources http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/1/26/cryptocurrency-mining-operation-launched-by-iron-bridge-resources Iron Bridge Resources Inc. has announced the formation and launch of a wholly-owned cryptocurrency mining and hosting operation called Iron Chain Technology Corp. (ICT). Part two of Petrotechnics survey reveals additional OE insights http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/1/24/part-two-of-petrotechnics-survey-reveals-additional-oe-insights The second installment of Petrotechnics’ Operational Excellence Index (OEI) has revealed companies in hazardous industries are embracing digital transformation as a means of achieving Operational Excellence (OE), but the rapid pace of innovation and fear of change could pose barriers to widespread adoption. Energy Web Atlas releases new features for real-time LNG intelligence service http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/1/16/energy-web-atlas-releases-new-features-for-real-time-lng-intelligence-service Gulf Publishing Company has announced several enhancements to the Energy Web Atlas (EWA) applications. The ESRI-based geographic information system (GIS) platform allows users to examine real-time project information, export and manipulate data, and serves as a comprehensive source of actionable project intelligence. LMKR launches subscription program for instant access to latest software http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/1/16/lmkr-launches-subscription-program-for-instant-access-to-latest-software LMKR announced the launch of the GVERSE GO, a pay per use subscription program that allows instant access to LMKR's software while paying only for what you use.