ChaiOne Insights: mobile oil and gas (2)

Choosing the Right Mobile Map for Your Apps

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As a kid, I remember climbing in the car and going on long road trips with the family. One of my favorite things to do was to grab the map or atlas and try to figure out exactly where we were in the world. I also remember seeing Google Earth for the first time, and then giving up the map for MapQuest. Now, all of these technologies can be placed in the palm of your hand and have vastly improved over the past decade. Not only is mapping important to us as individual consumers, but it also plays...

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How Oil and Gas Mobile Apps Improve Workflows

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Identifying oil and gas industry workflows in need of investment in mobile solutions boils down to a simple question: In which workflows does the ability to share and collect data from mobile workers in real time provide the opportunity to dramatically improve the efficiency and safety of operations?

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Mapping Mobility Opportunities For A Facilities Engineer

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Facilities engineers are the unsung heroes of the oil field. While others are out searching for the latest and greatest, they are busy taking care of the fastly fading and forgotten facilities. We wanted to know how they use technology on the job and identify opportunities for mobile. So, we interviewed a couple facilities engineers who work in the production fields of Texas.

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Things to Consider for Mobility in Oil and Gas

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The recent precipitous drop in oil prices demands that companies respond by cutting operational costs wherever possible. Costs that were sustainable at prices of $100 a barrel are simply not sustainable with oil prices in the $40’s.

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Digital Oilfield: Streamlining Pipeline Inspections with Mobile and Digital Solutions

5 minutes read

With increased regulatory pressure on pipeline operators to provide highly accurate and detailed inspection reports — pipeline inspection service providers can stay competitive by upping their game with mobile and digital solutions.

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Digital Oilfield: Streamlining Hydrocarbon Measurement and Sampling

7 minutes read

Today, with the new normal of low oil prices, the need to mitigate costly hydrocarbon measurement and sampling errors is more important than ever before. So, what can industry decision makers do to address issues with these important industry functions? The answer lies with innovative mobile and digital solutions.

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How can mobility impact the digital oilfield?

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The adoption of smartphones have surpassed the PC at last and is becoming even more integrated into day-to-day life. We use it to read email, share news with friends, check the weather, follow the news, manage our physical activity, remotely manage our home security, track the calories we consume, etc.

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Mobile Field Enablement for Refinery Process Engineers

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The typical petroleum refinery is a marvel of modern engineering. On a daily basis, hundreds of thousands of barrels of crude oil flow through thousands of miles of pipe and dozens of process units to generate finished goods including fuels, lubricants, liquefied petroleum gases, sulfur, and asphalt.

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The Industrial Internet of Things: Making Companies Smarter

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If you’ve been following the latest tech news, you’ve probably heard about the Internet of Things (IoT) and how it will affect consumers. To put it simply, the Internet of Things means enabling everyday objects to have network connectivity and giving them the ability to send and receive data. The term has mostly been used to describe consumer products such as smart light bulbs and other smart devices to create an entire smart home. However, the IoT can reach beyond just your everyday consumer...

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