http://www.worldoil.com WorldOil 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.” MAN Energy Solutions and KONGSBERG sign MoU for collaboration on common data infrastructure for maritime sector https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/10/10/man-energy-solutions-and-kongsberg-sign-mou-for-collaboration-on-common-data-infrastructure-for-maritime-sector Under the MoU, MAN Energy Solutions is set to investigate the possibility of using Kongsberg Digital’s data-infrastructure solution, Vessel Insight, to securely collect and transmit data using MAN Energy Solution’s digital platform, MAN CEON. Oil and gas sector connectivity demand grows as new services and technology enable operational efficiencies https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/9/30/oil-gas-sector-connectivity-demand-grows-as-new-services-and-technology-enable-operational-efficiencies Growth reflects operators' search for increasingly sophisticated hybrid connectivity and IT solutions for onshore and offshore operations to drive the digital transformation of oil rigs, drilling and offshore supply vessels, production platforms and FPSO vessels. TECH TALK: Digitalization, optional or necessary? https://www.worldoil.com/techtalk/jp-global-digital/tech-talk-digitalization-optional-or-necessary There is an ongoing debate about the speed in which the oil and gas industry has adopted technological innovations. Has it been a slow or a timely adoption? Schlumberger and TIBCO collaborate to provide advanced analytics in the DELFI environment https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/9/27/schlumberger-and-tibco-collaborate-to-provide-advanced-analytics-in-the-delfi-environment Schlumberger and TIBCO will leverage both organizations’ ongoing investments in digital innovation by working together on the joint development of descriptive and advanced analytics to deliver powerful new insights into an ever-expanding volume of EandP data.