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Big Oil braces for climate votes as investor pressure mounts

Climate change looms large for Royal Dutch Shell Plc, BP Plc and Total SE, with investors at all three energy giants calling for greater action. Shareholder resolutions on cutting carbon emissions are set to dominate this month’s AGMs, even as the companies talk up their own, competing proposals.

Verisk to acquire Genscape, expanding Wood Mackenzie’s data capabilities

Genscape operates the world’s largest private network of in-field monitors and distributes alternative energy data, delivering market intelligence across the commodity and energy spectrum. This transaction will enhance Wood Mackenzie’s research and consultancy across the natural resources sectors.

Speakers announced for Energy in Data Conference

Speakers have been announced for the inaugural Energy in Data Conference, a joint collaboration between The American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG), the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG), and the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), in Austin, Texas, June 17-19, 2019, at the newly-renovated Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa.

SKK Migas adopts Halliburton Landmark software

Landmark, a Halliburton Company business line, today announced that the Special Task Force for Upstream Oil and Gas Business Activities (SKK Migas), an institution established by the government of the Republic of Indonesia, selected Landmark software technology for end-to-end workflow solutions.

Resman has acquired Restrack

Resman AS, a well and reservoir surveillance and intelligent tracer systems company, has announced that it has agreed to acquire Restrack AS, a tracer service provider, in a share purchase agreement.

Deloitte, Oil & Gas UK: Trust, technology, transformation key to re-energizing collaboration

The oil and gas industry’s drive to increase collaboration between suppliers and operators in the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) has continued to maintain a consistent performance.

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.

Rockwell Automation rejects $27.6-billion offer from Emerson

Rockwell Automation Inc., a major supplier of robotics software, rejected a $27.6-billion offer from Emerson Electric Inc., which is trying to rebuild following a restructuring.

Dover Energy Automation introduces performance management system

Dover Energy Automation launched a new system that can simplify a multitude of challenges that executives face while evaluating equipment reliability and efficiency across an enterprise.

Eaton begins nationwide roadshow, stops in Houston

Power management company Eaton recently stopped in Houston on its 2017 Industrial Controls in Motion mobile tour.

How Big Data is reducing costs and improving performance in the upstream industry

Among the challenges that the oil and gas industry faces today, there is a bright spot of optimism in the form of Big Data

Lloyd’s Register acquires RTAMO Ltd to provide data-driven solutions for reducing maintenance costs

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has acquired RTAMO Ltd, a software enabled consultancy based in Aberdeen which provides data-driven solutions designed to reduce maintenance costs for asset owners. Murray Douglas, Lloyd’s Register’s strategic project director said, “At this critical economic time of low oil prices, asset owners are seeking better ways to maximize value. RTAMO (real time adaptive maintenance optimization) enables this to be done safely and sustainably by enabling asset owners and operators to tailor their maintenance strategy and preventive maintenance plans to suit their specific commercial needs.”

Clariant introduces industry’s first intelligent digital chemical management system

Clariant is aiming to deliver the efficiency benefits of the digitized world to oil and gas chemical operations with its VERITRAX intelligent chemical management system.

The oil and gas industry needs to think big with Big Data

The popularity of Big Data as a force for improving business performance has enjoyed exponential growth over the past few years.

Data is the new asset class; the new oil of the internet

Organizations are incessantly gathering information and data across every element of their supply chains from oil fields and pipelines to refineries, power stations and manufacturing.