Digital transformation, data analytics, and machine learning. What do these have to do with oil and gas? Everything. As the oil and gas industry begins to recover from the deepest downturn in the last three decades, it now has the opportunity to embrace a new way of working—through digital enablement.
In the World Oil article Digital Transformation: A Mandate for the Future, Ashok Belani, executive vice president of technology at Schlumberger, discusses how digital transformation driven by domain expertise and experience, creates opportunities to improve operational efficiency; increase asset reliability; and boost throughput and optimize field recovery—improvements that benefit all industry stakeholders. Read the article here.
As part of the company's Insights series, Belani further shares his vision on how the future of the industry is being driven by digital opportunities—creating new workflows and collaboration at every stage of exploration and production (E&P) operations. Read the article here.
"What's Next?" in this new E&P era is the focus of the SIS Global Forum taking place September 13–15, 2017 in Paris, France where thought leaders will take the stage together with Belani and Schlumberger executives to share their vision for the future of the industry. The SIS Global Forum, first held over 20 years ago, provides attendees with an opportunity to gain insights from industry influencers as well as exchange knowledge with technical experts and peers on new ways of working in the industry. Learn more about the Forum here.