Digital Energy Journal
Founded in 2006, Digital Energy Journal is the world's leading magazine for digital technology in the upstream oil and gas industry, covering developments in exploration, drilling and production, covering IT infrastructure, software, automation and people. We produce 6 issues per year, distributed by print and pdf, and an e-mail newsletter every Friday
Jobs if you know SAP
One sector of the oil and gas industry is currently recruiting - people who know SAP.
03 Feb 2017
Digital technology and decommissioning
The oil and gas decommissioning industry is growing massively, in the North Sea. A large amount of digital technology is involved. We went to the Decom Offshore 2016 conference in Aberdeen in May to find out more.
17 Jan 2017
Big data and oil and gas
How should the oil and gas industry treat data, data scientists and data governance? Shaun Connolly, VP corporate strategy with big data software company Hortonworks has some ideas.
09 Dec 2016
Making projects more integrated
Imagine planning entire development projects around a certain profit margin - rather than trying to be as effective as you can and hoping you achieve a project margin at the end of it? IO Oil and Gas explains how it could work.
17 Oct 2016
How to get past "no" - Jonathan Guthrie
Senior management in oil and gas companies often avoid interesting analytics projects because they are more comfortable doing things the way they always did them, said energy consultant Jonathan Guthrie.
26 Feb 2016
How to use analytics to improve production
Digital Energy Journal's Aberdeen conference on Sept 29 2015 explored how man and machine (or woman and machine) can work together to achieve the best results in production.
18 Dec 2015
Actuarial firm launches new services for Oil & Gas exploration companies
Innovative new services apply actuarial principles to oil and gas exploration for the first time Barnett Waddingham, the UK's largest independent firm of actuaries and consultants, has today announced the launch of an innovative new suite of actuarial based services for companies in the oil and gas exploration industry.
04 Jun 2015
The UK’s Technology Priorities now
The technology priorities of the UK Continental Shelf are finding a way to develop a 30m boe oilfield for under £100m; finding a way to build wells for 50 per cent of current costs; and finding an automated way to inspect vessels and inspect for corrosion under installation. Our report from the ITF 'Technology Showcase' event in Aberdeen on March 4.
28 May 2015
Drilling wells - with access to other companies’ data
Mohammad Jahangir, senior drilling engineer with oil company VNG Norge, Stavanger, shared his thoughts about AGR's 'iQx' well planning software, which gives well planners access to all public data about wells drilled on the Norwegian continental shelf, while they plan their own wells
14 May 2015