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BP Launches Skills Refinery to Improve Student Employability
Friday, September 21, 2018 BP launches the Skills Refinery, a new global online portal that aims to improve students' employability.

Executive Tackles Disruptions in Energy Transition
Friday, September 21, 2018 Oil and gas executives discuss possible disruptions the industry faces during the Houston Energy Breakfast.

Machine Learning to Transform Oil and Gas Industry
Thursday, September 20, 2018 In the age of Big Data, the oil and gas industry is taking cues from technology companies to transform its E&P operations.

KBR, ConocoPhillips to Develop Off-the-Shelf LNG Tech
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 KBR and ConocoPhillips will jointly develop a standardized, mid-scale LNG train for both greenfield and brownfield projects.

New Study Reveals UKCS Could Save $1.9B Annually through Data Analytics
Friday, September 07, 2018 Adopting data analytics and digital technologies for asset maintenance and operations could increase production and lower maintenance costs worth $1.9 billion annually to the UKCS, according to a new study.

5 Reasons Your Wells Are Not Delivered On Time
Friday, September 07, 2018 As the oil and gas market begins to swing up, this article troubleshoots the roadblocks to timely well delivery that industry leaders face.

How to Retrain into Digital Oil, Gas Professions
Thursday, September 06, 2018 Industry experts offer tips for workers looking to retrain into digital oil, gas professions.

Edge Technologies Give Oil, Gas Operators Extra Computing Power
Thursday, August 30, 2018 This oil and gas computing approach de-emphasizes the cloud.

GAIL India's Online Gas Portal To Boost Transparency
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 The launch of an online portal by GAIL would ensure transparency and permit companies to understand the infrastructure further, analysts say.

Exec: Upstream Culture Looking More Downstream
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 Pressure to drive down breakeven cost contributes to upstream culture shift.

3D Printers Poised to Shrink Distance Between Wellsite, Spare Parts
Monday, August 06, 2018 AdditiveNow is developing printing technology to make additive manufacturing more practical and affordable for oil and gas operations.

Stena Getting Offshore Rigs Back to Work with Simulators
Monday, August 06, 2018 The Stena Don semi-submersible. SOURCE: Stena Drilling

OGTC Launches New Technology Program for Oil, Gas
Wednesday, August 01, 2018 The UK's Oil & Gas Technology Centre has launched TechX Ventures.

New Initiative 'Could Help Unlock' Over 3.5B Barrels in UKCS
Friday, July 20, 2018 The OGTC launches an industry-backed initiative, which it says could help unlock more than 3.5 billion barrels of reserves in marginal discoveries on the UK Continental Shelf.

Schlumberger, Baker Hughes Set Sights on 'Healthy' 2H
Friday, July 20, 2018 Schlumberger and Baker Hughes have their sights set in different directions as they move into the second-half of 2018.

Wood Appoints Chief Technology Officer
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 Wood appoints Darren Martin as its chief technology officer, a newly created role within the company.

Companies Can't Put Cart Before Horse When It Comes to Digital Innovation
Monday, July 16, 2018 A new survey finds that oil and gas companies are implementing new technologies, but some lack proper strategy.

Automation in Oil and Gas: An Ally, Not an Enemy
Friday, July 13, 2018 Automation can be a solution to the problem of an ageing workforce.

Roundtable: Digitalization in Oil, Gas
Wednesday, July 04, 2018 Industry experts share insights on digitalization in the energy sector.

Refiners Find Financial Rewards from Digital, But More Value Awaits
Friday, June 15, 2018 An Accenture report finds there is additional value in digital technologies that refiners have not yet taken full advantage of.

BLOG: There's No 'Silver Bullet' With Produced Water
Thursday, June 14, 2018 Mobile tech supplements - but does not replace - water management processes used in waterflood enhanced oil recovery.

IIoT Tech Seeks to Crack the Knowledge Transfer Code
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 A new wearable technology system is designed to ease the transfer of institutional knowledge from one generation to the next.

Optimizing Brownfields Could Drive Upstream Innovation
Monday, June 11, 2018 Check out Rigzone survey respondents' choices for the Top 10 most innovative oil and gas companies!

OGTC Technology Start-Up Program Begins
Monday, June 04, 2018 The Oil & Gas Technology Centre's TechX Pioneer accelerator program has now begun.

BHGE to Create O&G Centre of Excellence in Scotland
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 BHGE is investing $41 million in its manufacturing footprint in the North East of Scotland.

Blockchain Could Bridge Data Divide Between Oil Producers, Pipeline Firms
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 Firm thinks blockchain tech could cut costs, improve transparency and data quality in maintaining crude oil purity standards.

BLOG: Connectivity Threatens to Hinder IoT in Energy Sector
Thursday, May 24, 2018 While the energy industry pushes forward with newer technologies, there do lie some challenges.

Gas Guzzlers Set to Fade as China Sparks Surge for Electric Cars
Monday, May 21, 2018 By 2040, more than half of all new car sales and a third of the planet's automobile fleet will be electric, according to a report published Monday.

OTC2018: Oil, Gas Automation and Digitalization Trends of the Future
Friday, May 04, 2018 Emerson discusses some of the trends the oil and gas industry is facing in regard to technology.

OTC2018: It's a Digital Transformation. Is the Industry Ready?
Thursday, May 03, 2018 WoodMac's Preston Cody discusses how the E&P industry is faring in the digital transformation.

In US Gulf, Robots, Drones Take On Dangerous Offshore Oil Work
Thursday, May 03, 2018 The energy industry has turned to robots and drones to cut costs and improve safety in some of the world's tougher working environments.

OTC 2018: Wood Sees Its Digital Business Expanding in Future
Tuesday, May 01, 2018 Kieran Kavanagh, vice president of digital solutions at Wood, sees the company's digital business 'expanding' in the future.

Hackers Hit 'Cyber Blind Spot' While US Energy Industry Naps
Monday, April 30, 2018 How much is cyber security worth to the US energy industry? Not a whole lot apparently.

TECH SHOWCASE: Promoting 'Cybersecurity Hygiene'
Friday, April 27, 2018 Oil and gas companies' digital and IoT systems can succumb to an ongoing threat.

Total, Google Cloud Team Up to Develop Oil, Gas AI Solutions
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 Total and Google Cloud sign an agreement to jointly develop AI solutions.

The Real Oil, Gas Disrupter - Application of Technology
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 Big Data and analytics experts discuss the real challenges the industry faces as it adopts and implements the use of more technology.

Does a Digitization Domino Effect Await Oil and Gas?
Thursday, April 19, 2018 AspenTech survey reveals major obstacles in oil and gas firms' quest to digitize.

Becoming a 'Permian-Bitcoin' Billionaire May Be Just a Dream
Friday, April 13, 2018 Could turning flared gas in Texas' Permian Basin into electricity to power bitcoin mining be a solution for shale producers?

Aramco Takes Step to Integrating Petrochems into US' Biggest Refinery
Monday, April 09, 2018 Saudi Aramco took the first steps to integrating a petrochemicals business into the United States' biggest oil refinery.

Three Reasons Why You Should Automate Your Emergency Response Technology
Friday, April 06, 2018 Quickly and effectively responding to potential serious incidents is a major challenge for the oil and gas industry.

Time to Regulate Social Media's FANG?
Tuesday, April 03, 2018 Should Facebook, Google and others be regulated like natural gas utilities?

Third Gas Pipeline Data System Shuts One Day After Cyberattack
Tuesday, April 03, 2018 A third US pipeline company reported its electronic system for communicating with customers has stopped working.

Consortium Aims to Disrupt Oil and Gas Supply Chains - In a Good Way
Monday, April 02, 2018 Platform designed to make supply chains more transparent, efficient and cost-effective.

A Newcomer's Guide to Oil and Gas: 'Airbnb' for Oil and Gas Futures
Monday, March 26, 2018 Here's a concept that's likely unfamiliar to some newbies as well as industry veterans.

Big Data Goes Bust
Friday, March 23, 2018 Despite a few years of boom for the concept of 'Big Data,' the term itself is old news.

'Netflix for Oil' Setting Stage for $1 Trillion Data Battle
Monday, March 19, 2018 The service companies that map underground pockets of oil, drill the wells and lift crude from miles below are generating vast new amounts of data they never before realized could be valuable.

Top Indian Refiner Eyes $1.5 Billion Savings With Own Plant Tech
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 India's biggest oil refiner has developed refining processes that may help it save at least $1.5 billion in costs.

EM&I: Training Workers for a New Oil, Gas World
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 Many forward-thinking organizations are already investing in training facilities and programs to tackle challenges.

Technology as a Disrupter in Oil, Gas
Friday, March 09, 2018 Oil and gas executives discuss the role technology will play in disrupting the upstream during the CERAWeek conference in Houston.

The Oil and Gas Workforce in an IoT World
Thursday, March 08, 2018 Emerson executives discuss what the oil and gas industry workforce looks like in a world of digital evolution during the CERAWeek by IHS Markit conference in Houston.