What new disruptive business models will emerge that will drive powerful and systemic change in the oil and gas industry? What can oil and gas learn from other industries where collaboration is thriving?
Oil and gas companies have invested hugely in their enterprise resource planning (or ERP) technologies, but what is the future for these big backbone core systems in an increasingly digital world? This is the first in a multi-part series that will get under the covers of ERP systems and how they will evolve.
It’s customary at the dawn of a new year to make predictions you have no idea will come true. So what are my predictions at the dawn of 2017 for the world of digital oil and gas? This is tricky because it requires some predictions for oil and gas too. Here goes.
How might blockchain technology solve one of the most frustrating and costly problems of the digital oil and gas industry? The sector builds new assets constantly, but engineering documents and systems that are supposed to accurately depict as built asset do not, leading to substantial costs and waste for the oil and gas asset owner. Blockchain could be a solution.
Digital technologies in Oil and Gas Operations play an important role in ensuring compliance to government regulations and laws, industry standards, and internal company policies. But how does compliance contribute to improving the effectiveness of Oil and Gas Operations?
The media doesn't take Trump that seriously but does take him literally, whereas his followers take him very seriously but rarely that literally. This begs the question: which of the new Trump administration’s energy policies should Canada take seriously, which ones literally, and what should we all anticipate?