Production & SCM

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Cybersecurity May 21, 2021

Colonial Pipeline incident reinforces value of managed OT system isolation

The cyberattack that compromised Colonial Pipeline serves as sobering reminder that operational technology (OT) system isolation must be consistently managed. Four lessons from the incident are highlighted.

By Jonathan Lang, Andrew Meyers, Leif Eriksen
Courtesy: Neubrex Energy Services
Oil and Gas May 4, 2021

Recent advances in fiber optic sensing systems

Greater insight for O&G well completions and production operations

By Jim McMahon
Courtesy: CFE Media screen capture from 2021 Hannover Messe Digital Edition
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 April 13, 2021

Hannover Messe Digital Edition: Digital transformation, international collaboration, award winner

With industrial digital transformation as the theme, the 2021 Hannover Messe Digital Edition kicked off a week of more than 1,500 program activities with more than 500 speakers, April 12-16, covering trends in industry, energy and logistics with experts from business, science and industry. See the 2021 Hermes Award winner.

By Mark T. Hoske
Courtesy: SCOTT Technology Limited/Robotic Industries Association
Robotics March 30, 2021

Robotic refueling technology market maturing, expanding

Robotic refueling technology is maturing and expanding beyond the scope of the mining industry and could be used in many applications.

By Tanya M. Anandan
Courtesy: Sarcos Robotics/Robotic Industries Assocation
Robotics March 23, 2021

Robots digging deep underground, finding new depths

Robots are being used in oil and gas operations to dig underground, which is often undulating and challenging. Companies are finding innovative ways to overcome the problem.

By Tanya M. Anandan
Courtesy: GlobalData
Oil and Gas March 19, 2021

Oil and gas contracts declined in 2020

Due to COVID-19's effect on the overall economy, oil and gas contracts declined in 2020 according to GlobalData.

By GlobalData
Courtesy: Steve Rourke, CFE Media
Oil and Gas March 18, 2021

Oil and gas industry’s future lies in technology

To continually safeguard the oil and gas industry, companies must look to technology advances such as digital twins, smart pipelines and more.

By Henry Berry
Courtesy: GlobalData
Energy, Power March 16, 2021

China to lead global chlorine capacity additions by 2025

GlobalData reports that chlorine capacity is poised to see considerable growth by 2025 with China leading the charge.

By GlobalData
Courtesy: Emerson
Sensors, Actuators March 5, 2021

Next-gen trim cuts rotary valve cavitation

Enabled by additive manufacturing; proved in river water trial

By Brandon Bell
Courtesy: Data Gumbo
Production and SCM February 12, 2021

LOE’s sea change to real-time visibility

Lease operating expense is a key operational parameter

By Andrew Bruce and Alan Carnrite