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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

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Using digital technology to help with asset commissioning
Digital technology can make a big help with asset 'commissioning' - transferring the ownership of an asset from the contractor who built it to the operator who will operate it. But it needs to be thought through carefully. Josh Goolnik, Technology Manager with engineering contractor Wood, shares some advice.
03 Sep 2019

Time to be optimistic in oil and gas? PETEX discussion
A panel discussion was held at the PETEX event in London in November 'Time to be optimistic? Exploring the next 5 years of Oil and Gas', with speakers from Crystol Energy, Heriot Watt, Shearwater, Seacrest Capital, Barclays, Geological Society, Shell.
26 Jun 2019

Are we doing cybersecurity wrong?
Most conference talks and articles about cybersecurity in the oil and gas industry focus on two issues, challenges educating 'users', and technological solutions. Perhaps we've got it all wrong.
26 Jun 2019

Palo Alto Networks - cybersecurity getting tougher for offshore
Oil and gas companies are getting increasingly aware of cybersecurity challenges for offshore operations since the Ukrainian electric grid cyberattack of 2015, says Palo Alto Networks.
30 Jan 2019

How to use machine learning in exploration
Machine learning can be used in exploration to help identify potential hydrocarbons in seismic data, map out geobodies and pick facies and faults, said Rocky Roden with Geophysical Insights.
30 Nov 2018

When senior managers take an interest - EAGE panel discussion
A 'digital transformation' panel discussion at this year's EAGE in Copenhagen showed how everything can change when senior managers take an interest in digital technology.
30 Nov 2018

Using sensor data to support decision making
UK start-up company Dashboard Ltd aims to help oil and gas companies better use sensor data to support their decision making, filling a gap, as it sees it, between the competencies of automation companies and software companies.
04 Sep 2018

Fractured basement - Hurricane's experiences in the Lancaster field
Hurricane Energy has drilled 2 horizontal wells in the Lancaster fractured basement field, West of the Shetland Islands, North of Scotland, and expects them to produce a total of 20,000 bopd based on well test results.
09 Aug 2018

How would Google run an oil and gas company?
'How would Google run an oil and gas company' is a question many conference speakers and article writers have tried to answer over the years. We got some hints to the answer from a speech by Greg DeMichillie, director of product management with Google Cloud, talking at the Oslo 'Subsea Valley' conference in March 2018.
09 Aug 2018

INTOP - mapping documents against standard models
Intop of Norway is developing technology to make it easier to find the document you want - by mapping it against a standard model.
17 Jul 2018

Using virtual reality in geology
UK start-up Imaged Reality has made software to enable geologists to go on virtual field trips, seeing outcrops using Oculus Rift headsets.
29 Jun 2018

How Kosmos Energy is one of the world's top explorers
Kosmos Energy is one of the world's biggest oil and gas exploration success stories, involved in 2 out of the 3 major deepwater cretaceous basin discoveries over the past 10 years. Paul Dailly, SVP exploration, explained how it does it.
05 Jun 2018

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Developments with the digital oilfield
making digital technology work
04 Dec 2012

Managing declining fields with geophysics
Monitoring reservoirs in production - business opportunity or blind alley?
27 Nov 2012

Optimising the supply chain and logistics
Managing complexity and keeping supply chains under control
20 Nov 2012

Doing more with drilling data
Drilling more efficiently and safely
16 Oct 2012

IT infrastructure for the digital oilfield
Keeping your IT infrastructure risk and hassle free
07 Jun 2012

Drilling and the digital oilfield
Earlier warnings, activity streams, subsurface data for drillers, drill cuttings data
08 May 2012

Developments with subsurface data
Finding better ways to work with subsurface data
13 Mar 2012

Optimising supply chains
Finding ways to optimise supply chains
28 Feb 2012

Developments with the digital oilfield
Learn about the latest exciting technology which can make the digital oilfield work
01 Dec 2011


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