Industry Insights - Oil & Gas


    Added 9th September 2015
    To offset diminishing oil output from Pemex, the Mexican government implemented landmark energy reforms in 2014. With the region now open to foreign investment, obtaining available data and information is ...

    Added 14th July 2015
    Oil & gas professionals face turbulent times and the industry is looking to foster creativity and develop talent and resources to tackle rising uncertainty. In this article, a group of ...

    Added 30th March 2015
    Developing a methodology for analyzing the relationship between an organization’s culture and its safety performance could be a great help in improving process safety—in the oil & gas industry and ...

    Added 5th March 2015
    Digital Oilfield (DOF) technologies are harnessing the power of Big Data to improve efficiency for O&G firms. With the help of these fast, sophisticated solutions, geoscientists are getting valuable technical ...

    Added 3rd February 2015
    A company's success is not defined only by its assets, but also by its capabilities–in other words, how it does what it does. Complex bundles of capabilities provide competitive advantage ...

    Added 10th December 2014
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    Added 10th December 2014
    Relevant geological maps from among hundreds of thousands can be summoned instantly through Geofacets, allowing geoscientists to limit misdirected use of their time. Learn about how Exploration Geologist Mohammed Fallah ...

    Added 10th December 2014
    Zeroing in on key questions and data gaps in advance maximizes geoscientists' participation in data rooms. When it comes to preparing for data rooms, time is of the essence. Learn ...

    Added 10th December 2014
    The more reliable research geoscientists have at their disposal when making play recommendations, the more that exploration risk can be understood and managed. Learn about how Exploration Geologist Jonathan Church ...

    Added 21st November 2014
    Offshore oil and gas facilities are high-risk environments and maintaining safety is a complex challenge that can be aided by careful evaluation of fitness-to-operate.Learn how the FTO framework supports a ...

    Added 21st November 2014
    Huge quantities of crude oil, unreachable by conventional methods, are trapped in reservoirs. But an eco-friendly biotechnology like microbial enhanced oil recovery (MEOR), an alternate method that utilizes microorganisms, may ...

    Added 27th October 2014
    Carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS) could be hugely helpful in mitigating the effects of climate change. There are many methods available for capturing, transporting, and storing CO2, but cost ...

    Added 29th September 2014
    As the demand for cleaner fuels increases and feedstocks change, so must the technologies for refining them. Conventional methods for refining heavy feedstocks are already gradually giving way to innovative ...

    Added 11th September 2014
    There are many moving parts in oil refining operations, creating untold challenges for procurement planning. A unique programming model, which allows for the blending of crude oils in tanks, can ...

    Added 1st August 2014
    As O&G companies strive to locate new resources and stay ahead of the competition, their exploration and production efforts demand sophisticated back-office support. Geoscientists must identify the best IT tools ...