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IT July 30, 2019

The orchestration that precedes analysis

The DDDP Conference carried the tagline had an emphasis on cloud and edge technologies meeting the oil & gas industry.

By Kevin Parker
Courtesy: Mears, a Quanta Services Co.
IT July 26, 2019

How pipeline engineering gets done today

Integrated data, automated workflow and management by exception.

By Kevin Parker
Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media
IT July 25, 2019

Cybersecurity alliance’s founding members announced

The International Society of Automation (ISA) named the founding members of its Global Cybersecurity Alliance (GCA): Schneider Electric, Rockwell Automation, Honeywell, Johnson Controls, Claroty, and Nozomi Networks.

By International Society of Automation (ISA)
Automating risk management delivers much-needed visibility and risk enforcement across industrial control system (ICS) networks. Courtesy: Honeywell Industrial Cybersecurity
IT May 1, 2019

Proactively manage industrial cybersecurity by automating risk monitoring

Cover story: A refinery installed a modern distributed control system (DCS) that automates and manages industrial cybersecurity tasks to reduce manual workflows, potential human error and overall company costs.

By Marty Isreals
IT April 7, 2019

Notes from the edge

Companies are looking to take advantage of the high demand for Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) from oil & gas customers.

By Kevin Parker
Figure 1: A schematic representation of a well. Courtesy: Frank’s International
IT April 2, 2019

A cradle-to-grave approach in well completions

Inclusive philosophy ensures integrity throughout a well's service life.

By Brennan Domec, Ph.D., P.E. and Robert Thibodeaux, P.E.
Courtesy: Steve Rourke, CFE Media
IT March 21, 2019

Forum for subsurface data access launched

The Open Group, a vendor-neutral technology consortium, launched the Open Subsurface Data Universe (OSDU) Forum is designed to bring together exploration, development, and wells data.

By The Open Group
Combine data science and computing power with sensor-captured data to derive better solutions for complex problems. Courtesy: L&T Technology Services
IT January 8, 2019

The digital fuels the oil & gas industry toward profitable transformation

A panoply of solutions powered by artificial intelligence.

By Subrat Tripathy
Figure 1. The network architecture supports groups of field instruments and actuators using mesh communication to support reliable data transfer. Each device acts as a data originator and potential relay point. Courtesy: Emerson Automation Solutions
IT October 29, 2018

Bring IIoT capabilities to refineries and process plants

The first step to bringing fieldbus networking and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) into process manufacturing plants and refineries may be changing device-level networking practices.

By Dan Carlson
Courtesy: Bedrock Automation
Sponsored White Paper IT October 24, 2018

Industrial Control Systems Life Cycle Cost Analysis – Content Evaluation

The white paper provides a template for conducting a quantitative vendor analysis of PLC, SCADA, DCS or other industrial control system (ICS) offerings.

By Bedrock Automation