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Automation

OGE magazine cover - October 2018
Oil and Gas October 3, 2018

What is the case, industrial automation-wise

Digitalization and automation allow incremental innovation, but the goal should be prioritized multi-year programs, approved at a high level, that allow steady levels of achievement to enhance and maximize their value.

By Kevin Parker
Automation September 22, 2018

Optimizing pump reliability and performance

Taking a proactive approach and involving an expert maintenance provider can allow offshore platform operators to deliver significant benefits to their business in the long term.

By Jennifer Cardillo, Sulzer
Automation September 20, 2018

IIoT’s impact on the oil and gas industry

Oil & gas companies are looking to the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) to improve efficiency and productivity as the market slowly recovers.

By Anil Gosine, MG Strategy+
Automation August 22, 2018

IIoT company receives funding to enhance oil and gas market presence

Seeq has secured $23 million in Series B funding led by the Altira Group, which has extensive experience in oil & gas industry technologies and software.

By Seeq Corp.
Events and Awards August 9, 2018

Vote for the best products of 2018

Who will win gold in 2018? Oil & Gas Engineering announces the finalists for its 2nd annual Product of the Year competition.

By Amanda Pelliccione, Project Manager
Automation August 2, 2018

Survey finds manufacturers not using credentials in hiring or promotion decisions

A study by Workcred, an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) affiliate, found credentials have uneven use in the manufacturing industry and are not routinely required or used as a major factor in hiring or promotion decisions.

By Workcred
Automation August 18, 2017

Cybersecurity for pipelines, other SCADA systems

It’s critical to stay up-to-date with cybersecurity measures to improve defenses against cyberattacks.

By Kevin Finnan, Jeff Melrose
Automation August 14, 2017

How to choose open- or closed-loop control

Defining open- and closed-loop control with application examples can help explain when each should be used, why, and with what consequences.

By Jim Ford, PhD, PE, Maverick Technologies
Automation July 31, 2017

Moving to a wireless remote monitoring system

Heed this advice on what needs to be considered when moving from a wired remote monitoring communications to wireless communications.

By Scott Keller
Automation July 31, 2017

Choosing between open- and closed-loop control

Closing the control loop provides insight into the behavior of the process.

By Vance VanDoren, PhD, PE