Automation & Control
Inmarsat Fleet Hotspot addresses needs of crew and shipowners as seafarer connectivity becomes a requirement
June 13, 2022
As a leader in global, mobile, satellite communications, Inmarsat is a strong proponent for the well-being of crew, and its Fleet Hotspot solution is helping ship owners address the requirements to ensure that crew remain socially connected while at sea.
June 09, 2022
Newly introduced crew connectivity requirement adds support to calls for improved seafarer welfare — and emphasizes value of Fleet Hotspot to crew and ship owners.
Exploring annular phase separation phenomena to optimize AICD completion design, to control unwanted effluents
AICDs are the next generation of inflow control technology that autonomously provides a more uniform inflow profile and enhanced production. The FloSure AICD increases oil output over field life and has been deployed successfully in light and heavy oil wells to overcome water or gas breakthrough.
Evelyn MacLean, workforce energy task force director of the UK-based International Association of Oil and Gas Producers, says it’s time technology advancements are coupled with a re-examination of the workforce relationship.
Reducing Drilling Rig Power Emissions with Schlumberger’s Intelligent Power Management
May 26, 2022
Intelligent power managements aims to eliminate rig power emissions using a technology portfolio comprising automated software, energy storage, and hydrogen. It is a predictive power management system that reduces emissions, fuel consumption, and engine run time on the rig. Schlumberger successfully deploys these fuel- and emissions-saving technologies on rigs to enhance current diesel technologies, and will integrate emissions-free power production through the use of fuel cells. Intelligent power management is another part of the Schlumberger Transition Technologies* portfolio of solutions that help minimize the well construction CO2 footprint.
Annual awards were handed out to 14 deserving technical advancements and innovations geared to the offshore upstream industry.
Production facilities can instantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions and flaring with TechnipFMC’s E-Mission™
May 19, 2022
E-Mission™ is the next level of optimization for production facilities. This technology helps your facilities to maximize value through a first-principles approach to calculate the Reid Vapor Pressure (RVP) values on location and significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions. In this webcast, Bill Melton and Sander Baaren will be detailing how TechnipFMC’s E-Mission™ utilizes process automation, existing instrumentation and machine learning to monitor and control vapor pressure in real-time. By re-evaluating how and where we want to apply or remove heat, and lower pressure, we can optimize the system based on the changing conditions of the well and weather to reduce emissions and increase oil throughput. Find out more about how E-Mission™ can be used in greenfield and brownfield applications regardless of facility design.
April 12, 2022
Halliburton Company today introduced StrataStar™, a deep azimuthal resistivity service that provides multilayer visualization to maximize well contact with the reservoir and improve real-time reserves evaluation.
How to Achieve Enterprise-Scale Innovation in Energy: A real-world study on the impact of digitalization
April 28, 2022
Rapid advances towards achieving our decarbonization responsibility in energy, while delivering the enormous productivity gains required to keep up with substantial growth in the world economy this decade, face the innovation dilemma—how do you achieve meaningful innovation at enterprise-scale? Join Schlumberger, Director, Corporate Strategy & Marketing, Amit Singh, as he presents real-world solutions to the energy dual challenge, with examples of highly-successful deployments of digital technology that harness data and AI to deliver automation for customers around the globe. Amit will show how Schlumberger is leveraging industry-wide collaboration and partnership to deliver low carbon operations while driving a sustainable future.
March 09, 2022
Pasqal, a developer of neutral atom-based quantum technology, and ARAMCO announced the signing of an MoU to collaborate on quantum computing capabilities and applications in the energy sector.
Research to enable a fully autonomous BHA is proceeding. Development of a virtual test system enables operators to simulate trajectory automation and control by conducting a virtual field test. The technology increases ROP, improves drilling efficiency, and minimizes tortuosity and deviation from the plan.
February 23, 2022
This innovation eliminates all manual operations associated with the Anti-Rotational Keys activation, reducing risks and improving running speeds.
Learn How Using ConnectedProduction Lift Surveillance’s Real Time AI Response Prioritization Technology Reduces Downtime and Deferred Production
March 24, 2022
Sensia Automation and Rockwell
Automatically prioritize wells by the criticality of their real-time operational condition with ConnectedProduction Lift Surveillance’s state-of-the-art artificial intelligence software. It’s easy to deploy and available in both cloud (SaaS) and on-prem architectures to fit into your organization today, regardless of size, scale, or level of digitalization. Created by combining technologies from trusted industry leaders Schlumberger Technology and Rockwell Automation, you can rest assured the software will continue to grow and adapt for years to come.
The New Era of Surface Logging: Digital, Automated and Sustainable
March 03, 2022
Mud gas and cuttings analysis remains at today the only direct measurement of, respectively, the reservoir fluid and rock, until a PVT sample and a core are available for laboratory analysis. Surface logging data is an attractive solution for the client to take real-time decisions as they are available while drilling, on a continuous basis and at relatively low cost. Nowadays the accuracy and quality of the surface logging data has reached a level comparable to more sophisticated downhole tools thanks to the technological evolution, processes automation and innovative digital workflows. In this presentation we will describe how Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning models and ground-breaking algorithms permit a more quantitative and objective approach to determine lithology classification, enhance the accuracy of the mud gas data even in extreme drilling conditions and enable predicting fluid properties while drilling.
Automation of drilling operations minimizes safety risks while increasing efficiency. Targeting well control operations provides meaningful advances to operational performance and risk reduction.
Transforming Energy Brownfield to Smart-field in Weeks
January 13, 2022
As the Energy continues to accelerate digitalization and sustainability, join us at the Transforming Energy Brownfield to Smart-field in Weeks to discover how the latest technology advances are driving sustainability and profit.
Effective drilling scheduling is critical to operator success, yet many organizations are still using 1990s-era software and a cumbersome manual process that make tracking to goals difficult. Modern scheduling software yields insights into performance, and projections concerning results, which are invaluable.
By accelerating the identification and mapping of production-induced seismic changes, a new 4D feature can enable operators to increase the potential of finding hydrocarbons in poorly drained or overlooked sections of offshore reservoirs.
November 04, 2021
Halliburton Company released DS365.ai cloud service to help customers accelerate their digital transformation with intelligent automation.