Smart Oil & Gashttps://idc-community.com/energy/oilgasIDC CommunityAccenture just opened its first Innovation Hub in Houston, Texashttps://idc-community.com/energy/oilgas/accenture_just_opened_its_first_innovation_hub_in_houston_texas~1<div><p>Digital Transformation (DX) is an important IT Initiative for all industries and companies are learning how to best leverage and exploit Big Data and analytics, cloud and IoT in their respective organizations.</p> <p>Then there are other industry-specific innovation opportunities such as cameras and drones flying overhead taking pictures for security…</p></div>Chris NivenThu, 09 Mar 2017 18:44:45 -0500https://idc-community.com/energy/oilgas/accenture_just_opened_its_first_innovation_hub_in_houston_texas~1Accenture just opened its first Innovation Hub in Houston, Texashttps://idc-community.com/energy/oilgas/accenture_just_opened_its_first_innovation_hub_in_houston_texas<div><p>Digital Transformation (DX) is an important IT Initiative for all industries and companies are learning how to best leverage and exploit Big Data and analytics, cloud and IoT in their respective organizations.</p> <p>Then there are other industry-specific innovation opportunities such as cameras and drones flying overhead taking pictures for security…</p></div>Chris NivenThu, 09 Mar 2017 18:36:38 -0500https://idc-community.com/energy/oilgas/accenture_just_opened_its_first_innovation_hub_in_houston_texasGE's Predix Platform takes on Corrosion Managementhttps://idc-community.com/energy/oilgas/ges_predix_platform_takes_on_corrosion_management<div><p>As part of GE’s Predix platform, Digital Inspection is developing as a key focus area for Predix’s product roadmap.  As part of the focus, GE Digital is releasing Predictive Corrosion Management (PCM).  PCM is as its name implies, a system to predicatively manage corrosion of pipes and vessels.  In the Oil &amp; Gas space, immense resources are…</p></div>Kevin ProutyTue, 29 Nov 2016 11:00:40 -0500https://idc-community.com/energy/oilgas/ges_predix_platform_takes_on_corrosion_management10 Predictions for the Oil & Gas Industryhttps://idc-community.com/energy/oilgas/10_predictions_for_the_oil__gas_industry<div><h1 align="center"><strong>10 Predictions for the Oil &amp; Gas Industry</strong></h1> <p>The IDC Energy Insights study presents the IDC Energy Insights analyst team's outlook for 2017, and the 24-months-and-beyond planning horizon, through the lens of the 10 predictions that make up, in IDC Energy Insights' view, the framework for IT and line-of-business decision makers' and influencers'…</p></div>Chris NivenThu, 17 Nov 2016 12:00:00 -0500https://idc-community.com/energy/oilgas/10_predictions_for_the_oil__gas_industryIDC FutureScape: Worldwide Mining 2017 Predictionshttps://idc-community.com/energy/oilgas/idc_futurescape_worldwide_mining_2017_predictions<div><p><br/> The IDC Futurescape: Worldwide Mining 2017 Predictions provides mining companies with the top 10 predictions and underlying drivers that we expect to impact mining companies' IT investments in 2017 and beyond. Technology leaders and their counterparts in the line-of-business (LOB) operations can use this study to guide their IT strategic…</p></div>Emilie DittonFri, 04 Nov 2016 11:24:30 -0400https://idc-community.com/energy/oilgas/idc_futurescape_worldwide_mining_2017_predictionsIBM Announces Watson Data Platform for Oil and Gas companieshttps://idc-community.com/energy/oilgas/ibm_announces_watson_data_platform<div><p><em>There are vast amounts of “dark” data generated in the oil field that can be analyzed to rapidly make important operational and business decisions. Many times, exploration companies wrestle with large amounts of structured and unstructured data, along with being able to put that data into business context. Typically, these companies do not have…</em></p></div>Chris NivenMon, 31 Oct 2016 15:44:02 -0400https://idc-community.com/energy/oilgas/ibm_announces_watson_data_platformThe Future of Underwater Robotics for Oil and Gashttps://idc-community.com/energy/oilgas/the_future_of_underwater_robotics_for_oil_and_gas<div><p>Remotely operated underwater vehicles (ROVs) are critical technologies for inspecting subsea structures and sending real-time videos and other conditional and environmental data to human operators who supervise the work being performed. ROVs are used instead of humans because of the harsh conditions in deepwater oil and gas operations for…</p></div>Chris NivenWed, 08 Jun 2016 18:13:19 -0400https://idc-community.com/energy/oilgas/the_future_of_underwater_robotics_for_oil_and_gasA Recent EIA Report Shows a Decline in Well Development Costshttps://idc-community.com/energy/oilgas/a_recent_eia_report_shows_a_decline_in_well_development_costs<div><p>The EIA conducted a recent study to better understand the trends in oil well development costs on a per-well basis in the Eagle Ford, Bakken, Marcellus, and Permian regions, analyzing the Permian's Midland and Delaware basins separately. As seen in Figure 1, upstream costs in 2015 were 25% to 30% below their 2012 levels, when per-well costs were…</p></div>Chris NivenMon, 04 Apr 2016 16:05:00 -0400https://idc-community.com/energy/oilgas/a_recent_eia_report_shows_a_decline_in_well_development_costsInfosys Acquires Noah Consulting for $70 Millionhttps://idc-community.com/energy/oilgas/infosys_acquires_noah_consulting_for_70_million<div><p>As oil and gas companies grew rapidly when oil prices were high, companies slapped software in place to perform functions like drilling and production but with little regard to information sharing, and as a result, silos of data have emerged. To further complicate matters, more data is being generated in the field as new devices are deployed,…</p></div>Chris NivenTue, 09 Feb 2016 14:41:27 -0500https://idc-community.com/energy/oilgas/infosys_acquires_noah_consulting_for_70_millionTackling Asset Management in Oil and Gashttps://idc-community.com/energy/oilgas/tackling_asset_management_in_oil_and_gas<div><p>To that end last July, GE’s Measurement &amp; Control business has made a minority equity investment in Meridium, and entered into a non-exclusive alliance and distribution agreement that interfaces Meridium’s suite of Enterprise Performance Management tools and GE’s Bently Nevada System 1 (S1)™ Asset Condition Monitoring (ACM) software.   In six…</p></div>Jill FeblowitzFri, 27 Feb 2015 10:46:47 -0500https://idc-community.com/energy/oilgas/tackling_asset_management_in_oil_and_gas