Coronavirus, COVID-19

Courtesy: LSU College of Engineering
Oil and Gas May 1, 2020

Students performing drilling simulations during COVID-19 outbreak

LSU Petroleum Engineering instructors are working with simulator company Drilling Systems to ensure their students could perform their drilling simulation lab from home during the COVID-19 outbreak.

By Libby Haydel
Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media
Cybersecurity May 1, 2020

Tech giants unite in COVID-19 smartphone effort

Google and Apple unveiled a joint effort to enable the use of Bluetooth technology to help governments and health agencies reduce the spread of COVID-19 while protecting user privacy.

By Gregory Hale
Courtesy: Keagan Gay, CFE Media and Technology
Business of Engineering April 30, 2020

Effective remote workforce: Key steps and strategies for success

Public and private organizations from all industries, sectors and geographies are encouraging their teams to work remotely to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic

By Erica Bond, Cameron McKee and Swapna Sathyan
Remote Monitoring April 30, 2020

A remote shift to business as usual

Businesses are looking to remote management strategies where they leverage smart technologies, mobile devices, remote access connectivity and communications tools.

By Ram Ramamoorthy
A team uses Zoom and Ondaka to collaborate on work needing to be done at location. Courtesy: Ondaka
Remote Monitoring April 30, 2020

Conference tools to help oil and gas companies to stay productive working remotely

New technology allows “social distancing” for essential workers in the field, allowing them to understand, plan and coordinate effectively from home.

By Ondaka Team
Courtesy: Mark T. Hoske, CFE Media and Technology
Remote Monitoring April 22, 2020

How to operate manufacturing remotely

Address five areas to improve remote operations, of growing importance to keep manufacturing sites running efficiently, reliably and safely from a distance, to address COVID-19 pandemic concerns and demographic workforce pressures. Secure software and devices can improve remote access, cybersecurity and digitization.

By Jason Urso
Courtesy: OneBridge Solutions
Oil and Gas April 15, 2020

In a time of uncertainty, get a firm grip on operations

How will the technology landscape evolve in the still-to-be-determined “new normal”?

By Tim Edward
Courtesy: Honeywell
Business of Engineering April 15, 2020

Chemical industry deemed essential by DHS

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has deemed the chemical industry an "essential critical infrastructure" during the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Gregory Hale
Courtesy: Honeywell
Cybersecurity April 14, 2020

COVID-19 cyber attacks and scams are a global issue

Cyber criminals are taking advantage of COVID-19 forcing the majority of employees forced to work remotely. Europol published an updated threat assessment after monitoring the impact of coronavirus and cybercrime.

By Gregory Hale
Courtesy: Steve Rourke, CFE Media
Oil and Gas April 13, 2020

Pemex in no position to maintain output profitably regardless of OPEC+ requests

The OPEC+ agreement does not work well for Pemex, which was already struggling before the COVID-19 pandemic, according to GlobalData.

By GlobalData