Digital Transformation in O&G Delivering Increased Efficiencies

Digital Transformation in O&G Delivering Increased Efficiencies

From the latest API report (May-2019)

According to the American Petroleum Institute’s (API) latest monthly statistical report.  Texas crude oil output exceeded 5 MMbpd last month for the first time. U.S. crude oil production reached a new all-time high of 12.2 million barrels per day (MMbpd) in May.


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Private Wireless Network Technology Toolkit. LTE is the latest shiny tool in the box!


You are responsible for delivering a fit-for-purpose, industrial/mission critical, wireless infrastructure to your internal customers.  This infrastructure will have to handle all their various current and foreseeable needs.  You need to deliver performance, flexibility, and efficiency for all your customers fixed, nomadic and mobility use cases.  Do you think you can do it with a single new technology?  What about the technologies you might already have in place and how to complement them with LTE Mobility.  Let’s look at real-life Private Industrial/Mission-Critical Networks, and what you need to build them.

In recent weeks I have been meeting with many organizations in different verticals and countries. There is a common discussion occurring, centered about what wireless infrastructure is best suited for each use case.  One client said it very well – “ Louis, I live in a small condo, and I am not very handy, but I would not be able to manage with a simple screwdriver.  I also need a hammer, a set of pliers and a few other tools in my bag.  So how can I possibly build a network with a single tool like LTE?”

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Digital Oilfield (DOF) – Broadband Needs Analysis Survey Results

DOF Needs Analysis

Over the last few years, we have surveyed many leading O&G companies to see what they thought the requirements for broadband would be as they migrate to the true deployments of DOF (Digital Oilfield).  Continue reading “Digital Oilfield (DOF) – Broadband Needs Analysis Survey Results”