Archive for the ‘Oil & Gas’ Category

Growing Offshore Oil and Gas Reservoir Recovery Rates

Posted in Oil & Gas on Thursday, April 19th, 2018. No comments yet
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While oil prices continue to recover after a long industry slump, the challenge has now shifted to finding experienced people to plan and execute projects after so many have left the oil & gas industry. One way to address this skills and experience shortage is to increase productivity among the current staff. In an Offshore […]

Creating Pressure Relief Valve Fugitive Emissions Testing

Posted in Oil & Gas on Wednesday, April 18th, 2018. No comments yet
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Globally, oil and gas producers seek ways to lower fugitive emissions for safety, environment and economic reasons. These are the unintended emissions of gases from pressurized parts of the production process. At the upcoming April 30-May 3 Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, Emerson’s Amr Gado and Calvin Deng will present a paper, Pressure Relief Valves […]

Reducing Project Capital and Lease Operating Expenses

Posted in Oil & Gas, Wireless on Tuesday, April 10th, 2018. No comments yet
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For oil and gas production in shale regions, what are some ways technologies can optimize capital costs and ongoing production performance? Emerson’s Tom Bass answers this question with many examples to back it up in a recent article, Wireless Technologies Optimize Pads, in The American Oil & Gas Reporter. Tom opens noting the cost reductions […]

Digital Transformation for Oil and Gas Producers

Posted in Industrial IOT, Oil & Gas on Wednesday, April 4th, 2018. No comments yet
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One industry, above all others, have had to rethink the way business gets done. The oil and gas exploration and production business saw the price of their production go from over $110/barrel to $30/barrel near its low point. Almost every aspect of people, processes and technologies needed to be reconsidered. Through this reconsideration process, some […]

Optimizing Oil and Gas Production Operations via Field Intelligence

Posted in Oil & Gas on Wednesday, March 28th, 2018. No comments yet
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While the Internet of Things (IoT) and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) are all the rage these days, the sensors monitoring industrial processes have long had microprocessors to report more than what they are supposed to sense—such as pressure transmitters measuring pressure. Through digital communications, they also communicate their configuration and current settings, diagnostics, […]