Smart Manufacturing Systems

April 05, 2018

As We Enter the “Fourth Stage of Industrial Production,” What Do You Need to Know?

Author: Catherine Jablonsky

Smart manufacturing systems will be at the center of this revolution — it’s time to get familiar with them!

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CERAWeek 2018

March 13, 2018

Technology Is Driving Value – Observations From CERAWeek 2018

Author: Antonio Pietri

Machine learning, big data and analytics are disrupting the upstream industry — and creating opportunities to achieve sustained operational excellence.

CERAWeek 2018

March 06, 2018

Total’s Pouyanne Steals the Show at CERAWeek Day One

Author: Ron Beck

Total Oil CEO Patrick Pouyanne gave a riveting tour of the oil and gas industry, as the annual gathering of global energy influencers kicked off in Houston.

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Standardized Design Is a CAPEX-Cutter

February 15, 2018

Standardized Design Is a CAPEX-Cutter

Author: Ron Beck

With the right software technology infrastructure in place, upstream companies can reduce costs by 50 percent or more.

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Don’t Rely on the “Check Engine” Light

February 13, 2018

Don’t Rely on the “Check Engine” Light

Author: Robert Golightly

Ready to move beyond outdated traditional maintenance practices? Harness the power of prescriptive analytics for the earliest warnings of failure.

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 Upstream Digitalization and the Mature Asset

January 30, 2018

Upstream Digitalization and The Mature Asset

Author: Ron Beck

Technology such as virtual sensors and online models can help operators optimize returns from their older assets.

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Lower For … Ever? After Cutting CAPEX, Producers Optimize OPEX

January 18, 2018

Lower For … Ever?

Author: Antonio Pietri

In a challenging economic environment, where can executives look for relief? Asset reliability and maintenance are becoming key value drivers, thanks to big data technologies, analytics and machine le...

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The Black Magic in Upstream: Experience Mixed with Digital Technology

January 16, 2018

The Black Magic in Upstream: Experience Mixed With Digital Technology

Author: Ron Beck

In today's competitive environment, it’s crucial to capture decades of deep process knowledge to run assets at a lower operating cost.

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Looking Beyond the Buzz

January 11, 2018

Industry 4.0: Looking Beyond the Buzz

Author: John Koumoutsakis

At our first South Africa Conference in Johannesburg, we explored how companies are harnessing digital technologies to achieve maximum returns.

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Next Generation Engineers in Data Science

January 04, 2018

Next-Generation Engineers and Data Science — The New Industrial Revolution

Author: Antonio Pietri

As organizations embrace new approaches to asset management and maintenance, what does it mean for the engineers that keep the systems running?

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Refining Reliability and the Opportunity of Big Data

December 04, 2017

Refining Reliability and the Opportunity of Big Data

Author: Ron Beck

Proliferating sensors and the desire for more monitoring data are driving new levels of downstream equipment performance through system-wide reliability models.

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