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Rockwell Automation, Schlumberger form industry’s first integrated automation solutions provider

The joint venture leverages Schlumberger’s deep oil and gas domain knowledge and Rockwell Automation’s rich automation and information expertise to address this fast-growing market.

Equinor chooses Saipem for industry-first autonomous subsea drone project

“It is very exciting to be a pioneer for this type of technology offshore. Enabling personnel to plan and perform operations from shore rather than being flown offshore, this pathbreaking technology will also reduce costs,“ says Olav A. Godø, operations manager, Njord.

PTTEP taps Halliburton for well design digital transformation program

PTTEP selected Halliburton Landmark for joint development of new well design workflow to automate drilling and completion engineering processes across the well lifecycle.

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?

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

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 E&P data.

TechnipFMC, DNV GL partner to benchmark digital twin methodologies

The methodology aims to bring a level playing field to the sector’s varying technical definitions of, and expectations towards digital twins. It will set a benchmark for oil and gas operators, supply chain partners and regulators to establish trust in digital twin-generated data for performance and safety decision-making in projects and operations.

Schlumberger highlights “The Future is Open” at SIS Global Forum

Schlumberger announced today its biennial event, the SIS Global Forum 2019, has surpassed expectations, laying firm foundations for a new era of openness and widespread collaboration in the oil and gas industry.

Schlumberger introduces intelligent wireline formation testing platform

Schlumberger introduced the Ora intelligent wireline formation testing platform, leveraging a new architecture and metrology for enhanced performance, enabling dynamic reservoir characterization in all conditions, including where previously impossible.

Emerson accelerates digital transformation with cloud-hosted software on Microsoft Azure

Emerson now delivers seismic processing and imaging, data interpretation, subsurface modeling, formation evaluation, reservoir engineering, production optimization, and other services with faster, more powerful computing power to connect critical subsurface intelligence with surface operations.

Equinor taps Aucotec for Johan Sverdrup digital transformation

"Equinor expects a significant simplification and thus an acceleration of maintenance work. Changes and collaboration with many subcontractors, whether in the design area or in operation, are much easier to implement and are more consistent with this unique master engineering database," said Uwe Vogt, executive officer at Aucotec.

Schlumberger, Chevron and Microsoft announce collaboration to accelerate digital transformation

As part of the collaboration, the three companies will work together to build Azure-native applications in the DELFI cognitive E&P environment initially for Chevron, which will enable companies to process, visualize, interpret and ultimately obtain meaningful insights from multiple data sources.

Schlumberger selects Microsoft as preferred cloud provider, deploys solutions in DELFI environment

Deployment of the Petrotechnical Suite in the DELFI environment on Microsoft Azure, and DrillPlan on Azure Stack, mark significant progress in extending cloud solutions to the E&P market.

Schlumberger, IHS Markit bring analytics-ready data to GAIA platform

The collaboration will bring together data, technology and expertise from two of the industry’s leading sources of E&P information and make it available through the GAIA digital subsurface platform.

BHGE, C3.ai launch AI-based production downtime warning tool

Using historical and real-time data from entire systems, the BHC3 Reliability machine learning models identify anomalous conditions that lead to equipment failure and process upsets. Application alerts enable proactive action by operators to reduce downtime and lost revenue.

AVEVA builds on continued success to deliver end-to-end digital transformation

Eighteen months on from completing its combination with Schneider Electric’s industrial software business, AVEVA is positioned as the first company in the engineering and industrial software market to comprehensively address the end-to-end digital transformation imperatives with an integrated portfolio of solutions that deliver efficiency, unlock value and empower people across the lifecycle of capital assets and operational value chains.

Ensign taps GoExpedi to innovate drilling supply chain

GoExpedi has collaborated with Ensign, a leading global drilling company, to provide Ensign’s fleet of drilling rigs with an innovative new technology tool that will significantly enhance its supply chain capability to support their 24/7 drilling operations.

Consortium of oil & gas operators awards blockchain pilot contract

“Blockchain is a promising instrument for industry collaboration in oil & gas benefiting all connected parties. This pilot with Data Gumbo is a significant step towards our goal of proving non-manned volume validations can trigger automated payments to vendors,” said Rebecca Hofmann, chairman of the OOC Oil & Gas Blockchain Consortium.

BP deploys continuous methane measurement for new major oil and gas projects

BP announced that it will deploy continuous measurement of methane emissions in its future BP-operated oil and gas processing projects as part of its program to detect, measure and reduce methane emissions.

BP spearheads offshore data harvesting in the North Sea

BP’s first foray into unmanned over-the-horizon operations, using Sonardyne technology and an unmanned surface vessel (USV), is helping it gather strategic data. It’s also a key step towards a more marine autonomous systems-led future.