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Aker BP, Schlumberger, StimWell Establish Alliance To Boost Oil Production
Through collaboration, innovative technologies, and digitization, the newly formed alliance hopes to transform conventional intervention operations with clear targets of propelling hydrocarbon production on new and existing assets on the Norwegian continental shelf.
New Regulation on Upstream Data Management in Indonesia Could Spark New Investment
Backed with the intention of promoting new investments in the oil and gas upstream industry, Indonesia's minister of energy and mineral resources recently enacted a new regulation to replace the 13-year-old regulation on upstream oil and gas data management and use..
Three Singapore Groups Join Forces To Develop LNG Cooling System for Data Centers
The National University of Singapore’s Faculty of Engineering, Keppel Data Centres Holdings, and Singapore LNG have joined forces to develop a novel, energy-efficient, and cost-effective cooling technology using liquefied natural gas for data centers.
Engineering + Data Science: The Missing Duo
One can almost guarantee that every engineer will consistently come into contact with data, no matter the engineer’s focus. Often, the data available to engineers is expansive; yet many are unequipped to handle it. Why then are data scientists not integrated into engineering teams at all levels?
Reshaping Business With Artificial Intelligence Means Closing the Gap Between Ambition and Action
Disruption from artificial intelligence (AI) is here, but many company leaders aren’t sure what to expect from AI or how it fits into their business model. Yet, with change coming at breakneck speed, the time to identify your company’s AI strategy is now.
Overcoming Deep Learning Stumbling Blocks
The sixth annual Deep Learning Summit in London saw industry leaders, academics, researchers, and innovative startups present the latest technological advancements and industry application methods in the field of deep learning.
Louisiana Petrochemical Plants Look to Drones, Handheld Devices, Virtual Reality Technology
ExxonMobil is expanding its Baton Rouge polyolefins plant in a $500 million investment and tapped King Crow Studios, along with 3D Media and Pixel Dash, for the training effort—a sign of an emerging collaboration in Louisiana between tech-driven startups and the industrial sector.
Bandwidth of Nanotechnology in the Oil Field Widens
Nanotechnology has great potential to reduce cost, increase production, and even improve the sustainability of E&P operations. But, where do we stand in terms of potential vs. reality? And, is the industry ready and willing to use the technology?
Data-Driven Analytics Provide Novel Approach to Performance Diagnosis
This work describes a heuristic approach combining mathematical modeling and associated data-driven work flows for estimating reservoir-pressure surfaces through space and time using measured data.
Computers Evolve a New Path Toward Human Intelligence
Neural networks that borrow strategies from biology are making profound leaps in their abilities. Is ignoring a goal the best way to make truly intelligent machines?
Quantum Supremacy Using a Programmable Superconducting Processor
Physicists have been talking about the power of quantum computing for more than 30 years, but the questions have always been: Will it ever do something useful, and is it worth investing in?
Google’s Self-Proclaimed Quantum Supremacy and Its Effect on Artificial Intelligence
When Google claimed quantum supremacy, IBM challenged it. Nonetheless, the development is really important for the future of artificial intelligence.
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