http://www.worldoil.com WorldOil Gulf Energy Information introduces new hydrogen data visualization platform https://www.worldoil.com/news/2020/10/22/gulf-energy-information-introduces-new-hydrogen-data-visualization-platform The service equips subscribers with detailed project data for key industry segments, including hydrogen, renewable energy, downstream, midstream, and LNG. With researchers based in Asia, Europe and North America, the service also covers the latest project news in an easy-to-digest, accessible format. U.S. drilling total for 2020 will be lowest in more than 80 years https://www.worldoil.com/news/2020/9/21/us-drilling-total-for-2020-will-be-lowest-in-more-than-80-years World Oil has finished compiling the 2020 mid-year forecast update for drilling and production and, if projections hold true, the number of oil wells drilled in the U.S. annually will reach lows not seen since the 1930s, or even further back. Are oil prices stable enough to support a U.S. shale drilling recovery? https://www.worldoil.com/news/2020/8/28/are-oil-prices-stable-enough-to-support-a-us-shale-drilling-recovery World Oil editors discuss how recent land drilling activity, and the oil price's resilience to external factors suggest that pieces may be coming into place to support the start of a U.S. shale recovery. EIA data suggests official U.S. oil stockpile figures are too high https://www.worldoil.com/news/2020/6/4/eia-data-suggests-official-us-oil-stockpile-figures-are-too-high Various government data sets including stockpiles, production, imports and exports are signaling that current official figures on at least some supplies are excessive. While it’s unclear where exactly the discrepancy lies, the difference could signal a more bullish outlook for crude prices. Unique application of digital technologies improves operational efficiency https://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2020/april-2020/special-focus/unique-application-of-digital-technologies-improves-operational-efficiency Augmented and virtual reality systems reduce rig time usage and mitigate uncertainties, while improving accuracy of rig surveys for offshore solids control and fluid management installations. Digital Transformation https://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2020/march-2020/columns/digital-transformation Why you can’t afford not to use blockchain in commodity transportation China’s drive to restart its economy revives fake data concerns https://www.worldoil.com/news/2020/3/2/china-s-drive-to-restart-its-economy-revives-fake-data-concerns The pressure to get China back to work after the coronavirus shutdown is resurrecting an old temptation: doctoring data so it shows senior officials what they want to see. Pass the remote: bringing Equinor’s offshore roles in to land https://www.worldoil.com/sponsored-content/baker-hughes/2019/11/pass-the-remote-bringing-equinor-s-offshore-roles-in-to-land Automation and a timely tender have enabled the redistribution of tasks carried out offshore and onshore on Equinor’s Askepott rig, paving the way for decreased costs of oil production, improved working conditions for employees and the icing on the frosty cake — savings in CO₂ emissions. Emerson introduces real-time corrosion interpretation and analysis system https://www.worldoil.com/news/2020/1/14/emerson-introduces-real-time-corrosion-interpretation-and-analysis-system Emerson has introduced The Plantweb Insight Inline Corrosion application to provide the oil and gas industry real-time interpretation and analysis of critical data that helps prioritize maintenance and make informed integrity decisions. TGS and WhiteStar partner to offer combined data sources https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/11/7/tgs-and-whitestar-partner-to-offer-combined-data-sources Robert White, CEO of WhiteStar Corporation, said, “Customers will greatly benefit from a best-in-breed integration of our highly curated land data and the well-respected TGS field, pool, and validated well header data.”