Coronavirus, COVID-19

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
Courtesy: AVO Training Institute
Safety April 11, 2020

COVID-19 effects on safety operations

Safety is becoming a main topic of concern with coronavirus reducing the amount of crew members on site. Employee health and worker's fatigue are issues that companies need to take into consideration during this pandemic.

By Gregory Hale
Courtesy: Steve Rourke, CFE Media
Oil and Gas April 9, 2020

Pipeline agency eases safety rules due to COVID-19

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration issued a stay on enforcement, applicable only to requirements for pipeline operator employee qualifications and training and for hazardous material carriers.

By Gregory Hale
Courtesy: Kepware
Cybersecurity April 9, 2020

Hackers using COVID-19 to find OT, IoT gaps

Employees working from home need to be vigilant about phishing campaigns using COVID-19 related content to find gaps and organize cyberattacks.

By Alessandro Di Pinto