Production & SCM

Courtesy: GlobalData
Oil and Gas October 19, 2020

Augmented reality can disrupt traditional operations in oil and gas industry

Augmented reality is an evolving technology with the potential to cause major changes to traditional oil and gas operations.

By GlobalData
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IIoT, Industrie 4.0 October 12, 2020

Evaluating IoT wireless protocols for industrial applications

Do IoT-based wireless technologies designed for municipal, building, and residential sensor networks offer anything for industrial users? How about 5G?

By Andrew Cureton
A yellow underwater robot (left) finds its way to a mobile docking station to recharge and upload data before continuing a task. Courtesy: Jared Pike, Purdue University
Robotics October 8, 2020

Mobile docking system developed for underwater robots

A mobile docking system for autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) has been developed to allow vehicles to perform longer tasks without the need for human intervention.

By Kayla Wiles
A $3 million cooperative agreement awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy to West Virginia University engineers John Hu and Xingbo Liu at the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources, aims to mitigate the emissions of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere caused by natural gas flaring and harness the gas into high-value solid carbon and hydrogen for fuel. Courtesy: West Virginia University
Oil and Gas October 2, 2020

Grant received to capture emissions at shale gas production sites

The Department of Energy has awarded a $3 million cooperative agreement to develop a new low-cost process to convert the natural gas that is commonly flared at industrial sites, which could improve energy efficiency and the environment.

By Paige Nesbit
Source: OOC Subsea Leak Detection Working Group, Advanced Monitoring Subcommittee
Oil and Gas September 29, 2020

Think leak first

How the oil & gas industry can mitigate catastrophic subsea leaks

By Raouf J. Hadad, P.E., MBA and Han Hsien Seah, MEng
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AI and Machine Learning September 28, 2020

Artificial intelligence identifies process abnormality causes

When other methods fail, AI is a critical finding and solving tool

By Dr. Hiroaki Kanokogi
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Oil and Gas September 22, 2020

Oil and gas activity driven in 2019 by trends

Themes drove a majority of the oil and gas mergers and acquisitions throughout 2019, according to GlobalData.

By GlobalData
Prototype of the GRIN lens attached to a 4-inch steel pipe. Credit: Tol Lab, University of Michigan
Oil and Gas August 17, 2020

Harnessing sound to better monitor aging pipeline infrastructure

Phononics can help monitor aging pipeline infrastructure to give information infrastructure operators better data to work with.

By James Lynch
Events and Awards August 3, 2020

Vote for the best products of 2020

Who will win gold in 2020? Oil & Gas Engineering announces the finalists for its 4th annual Product of the Year competition.

By Amanda Pelliccione
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Oil and Gas July 21, 2020

Project enhances energy security in Eastern Mediterranean

Argonne National Laboratory's GoMed project is one of three U.S.-Israel Energy Center that will enhance energy security in the Eastern Mediterranean region.

By Gregory Hale