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Schlumberger and Dataiku partner to offer enterprise-scale artificial intelligence

The partnership will deliver unprecedented capabilities to petrotechnical domain experts in response to global demand for AI, bridging the gap between machine learning and domain expertise to enable better insights.

Shell and Rice University partner on hydrocarbon-based zero-emissions technologies

Rice University has launched Carbon Hub, a major research initiative to create a zero-emissions future in which oil and natural gas provide both clean energy and advanced materials that help house, move, clothe and feed people.

Is mining Bitcoin the solution to end gas flaring?

A Denver-based company that installs data centers at shale drilling sites to take advantage of excess natural gas supplies says it now has eight operations across the U.S. and plans another 30 in the first half of next year.

L.E.K. Consulting: Best practices in advanced data science - lessons for the oil and gas industry

Delivering sustained business value from digital technologies--particularly AI--requires good problem formulation, data readiness, expertise availability and organizational enablement.

Chevron Technology Ventures invests in Infinitum Electric as part of its low-carbon initiative

“Infinitum’s mission aligns well with our goals for the Future Energy Fund,” said Barbara Burger, President, Chevron Technology Ventures.

Total E&P Denmark awards Emerson wellhead monitoring technology contract

Total E&P Denmark has awarded Emerson a contract to provide wellhead pressure monitoring technology to enhance safety during the multi-year redevelopment project to extend the life of Denmark’s biggest gas field.

Executive viewpoint

Thorbjoern Fors, Siemens

Digital transformation holds the key to addressing global energy challenges

Drilling advances

Jim Redden, Contributing Editor

On overload and big brother

Evolution of digital twins for floating production systems

David Renzi, Stress Engineering Services

Digital twin technology provides most of the information required for a complete integrity management program, greatly improving the ability to operate and maintain floating production systems.

Wärtsilä’s digital route optimization system to be deployed on 600+ vessels

The Wärtsilä Fleet Operations Solution integrates individual processes that are otherwise separate from each other to optimize the planning, weather routing, fuel consumption, and speed of a vessel.

ADNOC, Honeywell embark on one of the industry’s largest predictive maintenance projects

Under the terms of a 10-year partnership agreement, ADNOC will utilize Honeywell’s state-of-the-art asset monitoring and predictive analytics platform to maximize asset efficiency and integrity across ADNOC’s upstream and downstream operations.

Wärtsilä Expert Insight adds AI capabilities to predictive maintenance

The system enables customer support to be delivered proactively by Wärtsilä Expertise Centres to ensure long-term accurate insight for their predictive maintenance strategies.

Rockwell Automation joins Accenture, Microsoft, PTC, ANSYS, and EPLAN to simplify digital transformation

The new Digital Partner Program streamlines industrial IoT implementations by connecting customers to digital expertise and solutions from market leaders.

Worley and Arundo launch The Data Refinery as a hub for advanced energy analytics

The Data Refinery's focus is to bridge the gaps among operations, data science and information technology to help industrial companies transform their businesses through data-driven decisions.

Rockwell Automation and Accenture Industry X.0 join to create digital solutions for industrial clients

By providing customers with a single, trusted provider of digital solutions, the collaboration will enable clients to more effectively leverage the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and ultimately drive measurable growth outcomes.

Wärtsilä and PSA Marine collaborate to achieve clean energy shipping

Specific collaboration areas envisioned include the use of electric or hybrid technologies that further the use of low-emissions energy and propulsion systems, and the incorporation of next-generation smart vessel technologies.

ADNOC and Total team up on drone-based seismic acquisition pilot program

The pilot project, performed with Total’s Multiphysics Exploration Technology Integrated System (METIS), uses autonomous drones and a ground vehicle to drop off and retrieve seismic sensors without human intervention.

Injazat and Lamprell collaborate to digitize the Middle East’s renewables and energy sectors

Injazat, a market leader in digital transformation and Lamprell, a leading provider of fabrication, engineering and contracting services to the offshore and onshore oil & gas and energy sector, have started collaborating to create and market innovative digital solutions focused on the oil and gas and renewables markets.

ADNOC CEO calls for modernization in response to an evolving energy landscape

Delivering the opening keynote address at ADIPEC, H.E. Dr. Al Jaber said the oil and gas industry is being disrupted by new technologies, new business models, new forms of energy and a new geopolitical order, with the rise of Asia.

Weatherford introduces digital wellhead flow-measurement technology

Built for every production environment from heavy oil to wet gas, ForeSite Flow provides precise flow measurements for any fluid mixture without separation.