Digital Transformation ///

2021 World Oil Awards winners honored at live Houston gala

Honorees received awards in 18 categories, encompassing the full breadth of the upstream industry. Today’s innovations, many of which would have seemed far-fetched a generation ago, are enabling operators to find and produce hydrocarbons more safely, economically, and efficiently.

Halliburton introduces iStar Intelligent Drilling and Logging Platform

Halliburton Company released the iStar Intelligent Drilling and Logging Platform, a comprehensive measurement platform comprising multiple services for greater control of drilling and logging operations.

Baker Hughes brings proven flare monitoring and management tech to upstream operations

Panametrics, a Baker Hughes business, has made its flare control and digital verification platform, flare.IQ, available to upstream operators for the first time.

Vine Energy deploys Baker Hughes’s advanced analytics to enhance gas production and curtail methane emissions

Natural gas producer Vine Energy has signed a contract with global energy technology company Baker Hughes to deploy its artificial lift solution, ProductionLink Edge, across 100 natural gas wells in Louisiana’s Haynesville Shale.

Schlumberger and AVEVA to advance digital solutions for oil and gas production operations

Schlumberger and AVEVA announced an agreement to integrate edge, AI and cloud digital solutions to help operators optimize oil and gas production.

SnubWell: Advancing the completions market bit by byte

Jarodd Hargis, Kevin Hollerich, Deep Well Services

In 2019, Deep Well Services launched their greenfield SnubWell program, marking an industry-first data acquisition system custom-tailored to Hydraulic Completion Unit operations.

Tech-enabled asset management holds key for oil and gas upstream industry, says GlobalData

The upstream oil and gas industry is investing heavily in search for new reserves or resource plays, new extraction technologies, and advancements in operational automation.

Balancing AI advances with robust cybersecurity solutions

Leo Simonovich, Siemens Energy

While digitalization has improved project economics and streamlined operations, it also has brought the need for AI-enabled solutions to support sustainable growth and provide security against cyberattacks.

Decarbonizing with digital: Improving drilling and well construction performance, sustainably

Davy McCullough, Schlumberger

Industry mandates for more sustainable operations and higher performance are reshaping drilling/well construction. For years, digital innovation has been important for improving efficiency and enabling returns-focused performance. Today, digital is equally important in reducing CO2 emissions to mitigate climate change.

Operators: Are your partners taking digital transformation beyond the drill bit?

Drew Doty, Eric Sawyer, Patricia Zarate, Nabors Industries

Streamlining day-to-day operations, using purpose-built apps, is enabling improvements for operations, maintenance and worker safety.

Schlumberger launces Optiq fiber optic sensing solutions

Schlumberger's Optiq solutions provide continuous and instantaneous measurements, and when coupled with Schlumberger’s broad digital offering, deliver actionable insights leading to greater operational performance, efficiency, and reduced environmental impact.

Inmarsat introduces ELERA satellite network for global Internet of Things support

Inmarsat introduced Inmarsat ELERA; a global narrowband network that is ideally suited to the rapidly evolving world of the Internet of Things (IoT) and for global mobility customers, including aviation, maritime, governments and select enterprises.

Neptune Energy taps TCS to drive cloud-native data and analytics goals

Tata Consultancy Services has helped Neptune Energy successfully build a cloud-native data and analytics platform, embrace automation to transform its IT operations and accelerate its cloud transformation journey.

DNOW Launches updated online procurement system

The new shop.dnow.com site personalizes the shopping experience with advanced search capabilities, simplified checkout and approval hierarchies to make procurement management simple.

ABB enhances efficiency of Azipod electric propulsion with digital solution

Already delivering decisive efficiency gains to an ever-increasing variety of ship types, ABB Azipod electric propulsion now benefits from an automated steering function that helps further minimize fuel consumption and emissions.

AVEVA and RIB announce strategic partnership to enhance AVEVA Project Execution offerings for process and plant industries

Together with RIB, AVEVA will connect project teams and allow them to collaborate more effectively by bringing together the engineering, procurement and construction functions to deliver a true design to delivery solution.

AVEVA and Wood launch new industrial solution to accelerate digital transformation

The new Connected Build solution optimizes project efficiency and improves sustainability outcomes for capital projects across the power, energy, chemicals and mining industries.

Schlumberger and IBM announce hybrid cloud enterprise data management solution for the energy sector

The solution will provide energy operators with full interoperability, making their data accessible by any application within their E&P environment through the OSDU common data standard to enable easy sharing of information between teams.

TGT Diagnostics names Rizkallah Ward as Chief Digital Officer

TGT Diagnostics, leaders in through-barrier diagnostics for the oilfeld, announced the appointment of Rizkallah Ward, as Chief Digital Officer. In this new role, he will be responsible for managing all aspects of TGT’s digital transformation.

Schlumberger rolls out enterprise-scale DELFI digital solutions for Petronas

“The strategic approach to digital transformation, the adoption of the OSDU Data Platform, and the DELFI environment position PETRONAS among the digital leaders of the industry, and we are proud to be supporting them in this journey,” said Rajeev Sonthalia, president of Digital & Integration, Schlumberger.