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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
Courtesy: Bentley Systems
IT October 15, 2018

Digital twin collaboration advances brownfield process operations management

Siemens and Bentley's collaboration of PlantSight links the design/build and operate/maintain aspects of oil and gas assets and other brownfield applications.

By Bob Vavra
Figure 1. By implementing a well data management system, producers increase efficiencies while reducing time-to-revenue. Courtesy: Micotan Software
IT October 1, 2018

Manage information based on each well’s lifecycle

A single source of truth can improve time-to-revenue.

By Frank Gannon
Figure 3. Optimization cycle. Courtesy: Stress Engineering Services
IT September 28, 2018

Digital twins support FPS asset integrity management

Strength comes from global performance model integrated with measured data.

By Scot McNeill, David Renzi, and Dilip Maniar
IT September 28, 2018

Asset platform for enhancing process manufacturing applications

TrendMiner's ContextHub is built around the structure of OSIsoft PI Event Frames and Asset Framework and is designed to broaden contextual information for root cause analysis and operational performance monitoring.

By TrendMiner
Figure 1. The framework addresses challenges associated with geological and geophysical data, without undue geo-referencing or geo-spatial processing. Courtesy: L&T Technology Services
IT September 27, 2018

A defined methodology better manages subsurface data

Technologies facilitate deep data diving for exploration in oil & gas industry.

By Prabhakar Shetty
IT 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+
IT September 19, 2018

Turn information into a strategic asset

Effective data analytics drives ROI and improves operations.

By Anand Chordia, L&T Technology
IT September 16, 2018

Fiber optic cable sensor

The Praetorian Fibre Optic Sensor (FOS) from Hawk Measurement Systems consists of an interrogator mounted in a control or server room and is connected to a single mode fiber optic cable.

By Hawk Measurement Systems