Oil and Gas

How to Start Your Digital Journey in the Oil and Gas Industry

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The oil and gas industry has an enormous challenge of handling the huge deluge of data. We found that the number one driver for digital investment is linking to data analytics for faster, better decision-making.

Oil Slump Sparks New Call for Digitization

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Looking at the marketplace today, now more than ever the oil and gas industry needs to take action. Crude oil prices are at incredible lows—just over $30 last week. While I’d never assert my ability to predict future oil prices, I did ring the bell last April for digital as the modern-day anecdote for doing […]

Falling Oil Prices: Where’s the Opportunity?

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Upstream, midstream and downstream: Discover solutions that add to the bottom line by increasing revenues, reducing costs, mitigating risks, and increasing customer loyalty.

Librestream and GBM Improve Safety with Rapid Response in the Field

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Here’s a great story of how one of our oil and gas customers is making use of a sophisticated video collaboration solution in the field to accelerate response to issues and make significant improvements in safety and overall communication, especially in hazardous areas.

SAMREF Refinery Embraces Wireless Applications to address safety, reliability and efficiency

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Cisco partner Honeywell have published great customer story illustrating the OneWireless* Network Infrastructure solution that features Cisco innovation and ruggedization. It addresses customer issues of safety, reliability and efficiency. It provides true visibility for the customer. Read on to find out more… SAMREF is a joint venture between Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) and […]

Cisco Security Workshop at OilComm 2015

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Get the edge and agility to innovate, compete, and win with Cisco’s digital solutions for oil and gas. Connect machines, assets, and people across your business with proven architectures and technologies. Secure it all from board room to field worker to remote, unmanned site. Ever wondered about how to tackle the security risks the Oil […]

Analytics for Oil and Gas – real-time data enabling real-time intelligence and response

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Andrew Miller, Sr. Sales Engineer from Bit Stew Systems, showed me an oil and gas use case a short while ago. He was using real-time analytics to demonstrate how an energy company could monitor and respond to a natural disaster that might effect an oil and gas pipeline infrastructure. I was impressed by the visualizations he […]

Foggy weather is coming to a place near you with analytics at the edge

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I caught up with Stewart Young, Global Alliance Manager at OSIsoft LLC, a Cisco partner, to find out more about ‘Edge Computing’, or, as some call it, ‘Fog Computing’. With the huge amount of data coming off Industrial sensors and outlying infrastructure, customers are trying to find more ways to rationalize the data while extracting […]

Oil and gas operations made safer, more efficient, and more secure

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The oil and gas industry is going through challenging times. Clearly the reduced price of oil is top of mind, and organizations are therefore accelerating their move towards digital business to address major business concerns such as profitability, market share, cost controls as well as safety and security. Here is a guest blog from our […]