ChaiOne Insights: oil and gas mobility

Benefits of a Mobile Field Service App

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In 2015, a whopping $8 billion was projected to be spent on oil and gas mobile apps along with $168 billion on enterprise mobile applications. According to an Oil & Gas IQ survey of CIOs, IT Directors, and project leaders in the oil and gas industry, the #2 priority for CIOs in 2013 is mobile technology. The emphasis on mobile technology will only grow as more people own smartphones, tablets, and wearable devices. In addition, 55% of CIOs believe that mobile technology will greatly enhance...

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Why Upstream Oil and Gas Mobile Technology Means Improved Productivity

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Imagine an oil and gas field worker using a mobile device to check production levels while working near a well. It’s not a common sight to see. However, it will become increasingly common as E&P companies continue to invest in mobile solutions in order to better manage their people and equipment and collect more accurate data. According to a survey by Oil & Gas IQ, 89% of people surveyed thought that mobile technology would revolutionize the operational environment. With increasing demands for...

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Why Companies Should Embrace Oil and Gas Mobility

6 minutes read

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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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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The Future of 3D Printing in Oil and Gas

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We’ve seen so many new things that didn’t exist 50 years ago that exist today like wearable technology. Do you remember when geeks were raving over calculator watches? The calculator watch didn’t exist until about the mid 1970s and weren’t mass-produced until the early 1980s. It became a fashion accessory that Sting even wore on the cover of The Police’s single, Wrapped Around Your Finger. Besides watches, mobile technology has been booming with an adoption rate that is growing 8 times faster...

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