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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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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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Modular Procedural Automation Innovation for Upstream Processes

History of Modular Procedural Automation A procedural operation consists of a set of operator tasks that are conducted in a set way time-after-time to achieve a certain goal such as starting or shutting down a unit or making a product.

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