ChaiOne Insights: oil and gas mobile apps

Why Midstream Firms Need Mobile Oil and Gas Technology

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Imagine field after field of oil storage tanks, some so large they could hold a 747 jumbo jet. This is what you will see when you drive out to Cushing, Okla., home to around 58 million barrels of oil, or about 12.5 percent of the country’s stockpile.

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O&G + IIoT = >$ | Benefits of the Industrial Internet of Things in Oil and Gas

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Have you realized? We're living in a world with drones and sensors. The sound of this is like something out of a movie, but it's real. In fact, drones and sensors are changing the oil and gas industry. Some oil and gas companies are already looking into deployment options for drones. Why are oil and gas companies investing in drones and the Internet of Things? The rise of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is allowing first-mover Oil and Gas (O&G) companies to dramatically increase...

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Why Companies Should Embrace Oil and Gas Mobility

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While reviewing the Apple’s iPad in Business website, I noticed something strange among the 33 various business types Apple was promoting. No Oil and Gas. Five Oil and Gas companies are in the top 10 Fortune Global 500, yet none are currently highlighted by Apple. Why is this?

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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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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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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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Using Context Aware Mobile Apps in the Oil and Gas Industry

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Seems like anywhere you turn, you’ll hear someone talking about how contextual awareness is the future of technology...or depending on the groups of people you hang out with, maybe you haven’t heard yet? Well, context aware mobile applications and beacons will make a major impact on how people do business now and in the future. Many conversations are happening around beacons (or iBeacons) and retail. Even though some may be concerned with privacy, “77% of consumers said they would be willing to...

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Potential Uses of Google Glass in the Oil & Gas Industry

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Wearable technology seems to be everywhere lately. According to statistics from the IHS and RockHealth.com, “the global wearables market was worth more than $2.5B in revenue in 2012 and is expected to cross $8B in 2018”. Wearables aren’t just for fitness -- the technology can be applied to a variety of industries. As the market continues to grow in value, many different types of organizations are trying to figure out where wearables can be applied to enhance the business. From hockey fans to...

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Oil & Gas iPad Apps

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For many oil and gas companies, the question of whether to use iPads and tablets for operational work has always been something to worry about. Whether you wonder about the effectiveness of the tablet or embracing new technology, oil and gas companies have not always used technology to their benefit.

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