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The NOC hit a message-delivering milestone this week by halting a 13-year decline in reserves.
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David González
Managing Partner
Net Brains
"We have to be realistic about the fact that without new projects, the industry’s investment landscape will remain relatively inactive."
Focal Points: Digital Transformation and Cybersecurity
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This panel discussion focuses on the crucial issue of cybersecurity and digital transformation in the oil and gas industry
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News Article
In a world of increasing digital transformation, cybersecurity is the key to prevent expensive problems.
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Weekly Roundups
The city of Mazatlán will be the first in the state to have an aerospace park and Singular Aicraft will be the driving force behind this.
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David González
Managing Partner
Net Brains
Net Brains is a specialized consultancy firm focused on optimization of corporate investment through the acquisition of hi-tech solutions, ensuring…
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David González
Managing Partner
Net Brains
Net Brains is a specialized consultancy firm focused on optimization of corporate investment through the acquisition of hi-tech solutions
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Alejandro Lupiáñez
Vice President of Mexico Operations
Wood Group

Safety is the main advantage offered by automation in any industrial sector. Without automation, operators need to be present for any kind of job, which in the oil and gas field should be avoided as much as possible due to the dangerous nature of the activities and surroundings. For example, pipeline facilities tend to be remote and in dangerous places. Sending a pair of engineers to travel for four or more hours every time maintenance is required involves danger, cost and time and trying to reduce the last two usually translates into an increased safety risk. Revenue-wise, one of the main advantages of automation is its usefulness as a well integrity tool to increase production, mainly in shale wells where production increases can reach 10 percent. These tools can also be used to increase a well’s lifecycle via monitoring and analysis to detect pressure losses.

Big Data, the Internet of Things (IoT), automation and cloud storage should be more than simply buzzwords for the oil and gas industry.
Innovation in automated solutions and data management systems is transforming the way oil and gas companies work across the globe.
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The country has opened its doors to some of the world’s most technology-driven companies, allowing it to lead the way in digitalizing
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