IN THE INDUSTRY
Indonesia Adopts PPDM Data Model as Industry Standard
A ministerial decree in Indonesia has set the data model from the Professional Petroleum Data Management Association as the country's industry standard for upstream oil and gas data.
Wireless Data Network Expanding in Permian Basin To Strengthen Operations
A telecommunications company is looking to bring better wireless connectivity to the oil and gas industry, expanding its network to offer wireless data in the Permian Basin and three other oil and gas regions.
Oil and Gas Needs To Stop Dragging Its Feet on Digitizing Safety Functions
Despite having some of industry’s most hazardous working environments, a sector that pioneered the adoption of digital technology has been slow to exploit artificial intelligence and machine learning in the area of health and safety.
Digitalization: Upstream's Silver Bullet?
The size of the digital prize is large. But deploying digital technologies at scale is proving harder than first thought. A report from Wood Mackenzie presents lessons from digitalization's early adopters.
How Digital Disruption Is Reshaping the Upstream Supply Chain
Digitalization is now a staple of boardrooms and plays a key role in corporate strategies. It brings equal measures of opportunity and threat. A report from Wood Mackenzie takes a look at how it will affect different categories of the supply chain.
Digital Twins Strive To Bring It All Together
Digital twins are powerful combinations of models and data that “age” throughout the lifecycle of an asset as they gather and integrate data from the field. This technology is a quantum leap from earlier efforts at modeling complex systems.
Satellite Service Provider Offers Free Visualization of Methane Emissions
GHGSat announced a new service for visualizing greenhouse gas emissions. The interactive online resource will be freely available and will be formally launched during COP26 in November.
Remote Sensing Imagery Improves Safety and Logistics of Arctic Operations
Many forms of remote sensing imagery can be used, along with data sets and the resultant products, to improve the efficiency and safety of upstream oil and gas operations on the North Slope of Alaska.
Heavy-Oil Steamflood Validates Machine-Learning-Assisted Model
This paper updates a previous case study and presents the results of actual implementation of an optimized steam-injection plan based on the model framework.
What Is the Most Important Question for Data Science (and Digital Transformation)?
With so many buzzwords surrounding artificial intelligence and machine learning, understanding which can bring business value and which are best left in the laboratory to mature is difficult.
Top 10 Technology Trends of 2019
This article outlines 10 top trending technologies for 2019, a list that covers diverse topics such as security, the Internet of things, reinforcement learning, energy sustainability, and smart cities.
This AI Researcher Is Trying To Ward Off a Reproducibility Crisis
Joelle Pineau, a machine-learning scientist at McGill University, is leading an effort to encourage artificial-intelligence researchers to open up their code.
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