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Blockchain to be implemented in Bakken shale field

The OOC Oil & Gas Blockchain Consortium, whose members include Chevron Corp., ConocoPhillips, Exxon Mobil Corp., Equinor and Royal Dutch Shell, has awarded a contract to Data Gumbo to pilot blockchain technology for water handling services.


Oil and gas’s largest blind spot: product quality

Adam Weinstein, Validere, argues that the contamination of oil in the Druzhba pipeline earlier this year hints at an industry wide problem, and suggests that the answer lies in the Industrial Internet of Things and artificial intelligence.


Eigen and Chrysaor initiate engineering support project

The partnership involves Eigen building process system monitoring, equipment performance monitoring and condition monitoring displays for Chrysaor’s critical mechanical and process equipment.


Work smarter, not harder

Dmitrii Krikunov, Zyfra, discusses how the integration of machine learning technology into oil production is ushering in the ‘smart oilfield’.