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Digitalisation is enabling the energy sector to move forward

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Publication: Pipeline, February 2021

Digitalisation is enabling the energy sector to move forward

How is greater digitalisation in the oil and gas industry creating risks and opportunities?

Dany Rahal, Head of Product Management, DELFI, Digital & Integration Division, Schlumberger, spoke about the importance of digitalisation and leveraging the company's deep digital expertise.

Oil and gas remote operations enabled by automation and digital solutions are reducing the number of people required to work in the field and on the rig; many subject matter experts can now complete their daily tasks from the safety of the office.  We have been transitioning to these new ways of working for some time, and the progress has been greatly accelerated to help ensure business continuity for customers during COVID-19 restrictions, allowing high numbers of field and rig operatives the freedom to work from home. 

 

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This article originally appeared in the February 2021 issue of Pipeline.

Author: JULIAN WALKER, Pipeline