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Deirdre Michie, Chief Executive, Oil & Gas UK and SPE Offshore Europe 2017 executive committee member explains that while the cyber threat has been talked about for many years as an emerging security risk to the oil and gas industry, it is now very much ‘a new reality’.
The system uses pressure pulse telemetry to channel wireless communication between a well’s downhole monitoring and control system and the wellhead.