Posts From Gustavo Cerezo

When will we reach technological singularity in the process industry?

Change of leisure activities and technical development Yesterday, I held an interesting chat with my ten years old son: between the two of us, we were trying to reconstruct how afternoons after work or school would be in different time

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Drones everywhere Part 2- The Challenge of being disruptive and successful

In the first part of this article, I concentrated on possible use cases of drones for the Upstream Oil & Gas industry. The complexity of having a positive business case when we are disruptive However, the management of these drone

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Drones everywhere- Part 1

Introduction When I had the opportunity to learn about the first applications of fixed-wing drones in soybean fields some years ago, my mind flew immediately imagining dozens of use cases that could be exploited in the upstream industry. For several

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Blue LED and Energy saving

  I tried several times asking myself what Shūji Nakamura and Carlos Gardel could have in common. At first glance, there does not seem to be any relationship. However, a feathered friend helped me find a connection.   A bird

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The Rhythm of Investments

Positive effects on your brain When I was ten years old, my mother supported my idea of learning music in the youth school of the local municipal band. There, I was able to learn music theory and eventually learned how

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Pink Thursdays

Pink shirts for teambuilding Some time ago, at one of the engineering companies I worked for, the people from the process area started wearing pink shirts on Thursdays. I don’t remember how the custom began, or if it was an

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Steps for executing a well test- The holy grail of well measurement part 2.2

As promised in the first part of this article, I will continue to describe the steps you should note when executing a well test and try to describe the perfect system for such a test. Let’s begin! Well test process

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Well Test -The holy grail of well measurement part 2.1

Introduction Well testing is a necessary practice in oilfields to determine flows of water, oil, and gas from wells. Normally an oilfield has all types of oil wells with a great variety of flows of dry oil, water, and gas,

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Diversity: the key to innovation

When a problem is complex, or we need to find new answers, every person has their hidden points in their thinking that can be attributed to their gender, their culture, their education, etc. And in other people, those hidden points are simply visible. If everyone in the ream has the same hidden points, they are likely to get even more hidden, and everyone in the homogeneous team will tend to avoid them. We will filter those points so they will not bother us. However, not everything is advantageous in diverse groups (at least in order to innovate), diversity can also be a source of problems.

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The holy grail of well measurement

The initial situation Many oil and gas field operators are concerned about the same situation: Reducing their reservoir factors. However you turn the tide, oil and gas are limited resources. What happens if their reservoir will be used up? Year

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