Supplying Technology and Expertise in the Permian Basin

Sunrise in the bustling Permian Basin in Odessa, Texas

Last Friday, the Emerson Permian Basin Service Center had its grand opening. It’s a:

…new $4 million Permian Basin Service Center to bring enhanced oil and gas technologies and services to the fast-growing region. The technology center is the latest investment in Emerson’s efforts to guide customers on their path to digital transformation and train the workforce of the future.

Articles such as this New York Times piece, How a ‘Monster’ Texas Oil Field Made the U.S. a Star in the World Market, highlight the importance of this region in the global supply of energy.

I was there to capture the opening and share some of the happenings. The day became with scenic sunrise over the bustling Permian Basin:

At the ribbon-cutting ceremony, Emerson’s president & Emerson Automation Solutions’ chairman Michael Train described the important role automation technology plays in business performance for the region’s oil & gas producers:

He shared the importance of training in supporting the technology-focused jobs created by the energy producers:

With Emerson customers, local dignitaries, and members of the local press, Mike cut the ribbon to officially open the center.

Longstanding Emerson Impact Partner, Vinson Process Controls has been a part of the Permian Basin since the early 1940s and co-located with the Permian Basin Service Center. Here’s a look at their mobile service trailer for on location valve testing:

With the grand opening now past, the work shifts to helping train the digital workforce and supplying the automation equipment and expertise to upstream and midstream oil & gas companies in the Permian Basin.

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Posted Monday, March 4th, 2019 under Event, Oil & Gas.

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