Mobile Data Collection In The Oil And Gas Industries

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As fuel consumption expands worldwide in both consumer and business markets, there has been a demand for technology that leads to more efficient exploration, drilling and production in the oil and gas industries. Fuel industry companies worldwide are venturing into the “digital oil field,” with global digital oil field revenues projected to reach $33.3 billion by 2022.

But oil and gas companies face challenges of their own. The number of sufficiently qualified employees has receded in recent years, which has led to manpower shortages and some difficulty in retaining productivity levels. [Read more…]

About DeAnna Davidson

DeAnna Davidson is a proven technologist and business leader who is passionate about the power of mobile computing to revolutionize a business or industry, and dedicated to helping organizations use mobile, wireless, and web technologies to their advantage.

At Age 40, the Mobile Phone Gets Unleashed on the Crude Oil and Natural Gas Sector

Martin Cooper, wireless communications pioneer

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This past April marked the 40th anniversary of the first call on a mobile phone – certainly one of the most important phone calls in technology history.

Today, mobile phones are everywhere in 2013 – with an estimated 6 billion mobile phone subscribers and a global smartphone population of over one billion.

The past several decades also have seen these handheld data repositories and transmitters become an integral part of 21st century industry.

Even Mining, Crude Oil, Natural Gas, and the resources industries have embraced the mobile revolution.

Recently, we came across this Oil and Gas IQ infographic summarizing the trends, challenges, and requirements related to mobile device implementation in the Oil and Natural Gas industry around the world. Below are some findings of their Oil and Gas industry survey: [Read more…]

About DeAnna Davidson

DeAnna Davidson is a proven technologist and business leader who is passionate about the power of mobile computing to revolutionize a business or industry, and dedicated to helping organizations use mobile, wireless, and web technologies to their advantage.

Fiscal Cliff Affecting IDC Reforms in the Oil and Gas Industry

Fiscal Cliff

Fiscal cliff predictions are affecting the oil and gas industry in numerous ways. For example, Rigzone reports, “crude oil futures slid 1% Thursday as doubts about a U.S. fiscal cliff deal eclipsed any optimism about fresh economic stimulus from the Federal Reserve.” [Read more…]

About DeAnna Davidson

DeAnna Davidson is a proven technologist and business leader who is passionate about the power of mobile computing to revolutionize a business or industry, and dedicated to helping organizations use mobile, wireless, and web technologies to their advantage.

EPA, President Obama Weigh in on Fracking in Oil / Gas Industry

Oil Gas Industry FrackingHydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” has made its place in the oil and gas industry. Soon, the Environmental Protection Agency and President Obama will weigh in on fracking. The International Energy Agency just released a report last week, predicting that the U.S. will be the world’s largest oil producer. The U.S. will surpass Saudi Arabia in oil production and no longer be dependent on Middle Eastern Oil supplies. In addition, by 2030, the United States is predicted to be energy self-sufficient. [Read more…]

About DeAnna Davidson

DeAnna Davidson is a proven technologist and business leader who is passionate about the power of mobile computing to revolutionize a business or industry, and dedicated to helping organizations use mobile, wireless, and web technologies to their advantage.