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Augmented Reality Is A Game Changer For Oil & Gas

Augmented reality and virtual reality technology is expanding beyond gaming and beyond chasing and catching Pokemon. Now, it’s hit the oil industry and aims to save it money. The oil and gas industry has started using AR to fix and maintain equipment at oil and gas facilities, cutting downtime and costs and saving on travel […]

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New Revolutionary Subsea Controls & Intervention

Optime Subsea AS (“Optime”) is headquartered in Notodden, Norway, with operations out of Houston Texas, USA. Jan-Fredrik Carlsen, CEO of the Notodden based Norwegian company Optime Subsea, boldly promised to revolutionize the intervention and controls segment of the subsea oil and gas industry through a new and disruptive technology. A year later at Subsea Valley 2018, the […]

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IEA: Energy Sector On ‘Cusp Of A New Digital Era’

                        Velda Addison Senior Editor, Digital News Group Hart Energy Artificial intelligence (AI) may still be a nascent digital technology, especially for the oil and gas industry, but its use holds promise for upstream operations, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). “AI could be […]

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WeatherTAP GLOBAL

WeatherTAP.com Now Offers WeatherTAP GLOBAL Service

  WeatherTAP.com has partnered with EarthCast Technologies (ECT) to offer its subscribers access to global forecast data with weatherTAP GLOBAL. Among other things, weatherTAP GLOBAL allows professionals in the oil and gas industry to track severe weather to any oilfield, refinery or offshore rig in the world.   “For decades, those operating off shore or […]

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Refracking Is the New Fracking

The technique itself is nothing new. Oil crews across the world have been schooled on its simple principles for generations: Identify aging, low-output wells and hit them with a blast of sand and water to bolster the flow of crude. The idea originated somewhere in the plains of the American Midwest, back in the 1950s. […]

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Exploration and Development of Shale Gas

The natural gas found within the Marcellus Shale formation in Pennsylvania is a clean-burning, abundant energy source. It provides economic benefits to communities across the state, with producers investing hundreds of millions of dollars in leasing properties, drilling, infrastructure improvements and community development. From start to finish, drilling a Marcellus well is an investment in […]

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