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SPOC Automation ranked one of the 20 Most Promising Oil and Gas Technology Solution Providers

Posted on June 25, 2018 by SPOC Automation

SPOC Automation is honored to be recognized by CIO Review as a "Visionary in the oil and gas sector" and as one of the 20 most promising oil and gas technology solution providers. SPOC Automation's Vice President, Ted Wilke, dives into specifics in a CIO Review article discussing a range of automation solutions that help customers increase their liability and efficiency of the equipment.

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Topics: Automation, Oil and Gas Industry, Company News

SPOC Automation Featured in Business Alabama

Posted on February 13, 2018 by Miller Coop

Adding Brains to the Wellhead, is the headline about SPOC Automation featured in this month's publication of Business Alabama.

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Topics: Automation, Oil and Gas Industry, Company News

SPOC Automation featured in BHM BIZ for partnership with CommuteSmart

Posted on October 23, 2017 by Miller Coop

Do you ever sit in traffic on a long commute to your office and think, ‘there has to be a better way to get to my job?’

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Topics: Automation, Oil and Gas Industry, Company News

SPOC Featured in COMPRESSORtech2

Posted on July 14, 2017 by Miller Coop

In recognition of growing environmental challenges, in some states and in other parts of the world, vapor recovery is becoming mandatory. To prevent light hydrocarbon vapor emissions – and realize cost savings – smart companies are installing vapor recovery units (VRUs) near storage tanks.

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Topics: Automation, Oil and Gas Industry, Company News, Compression, Vapor Recovery

SPOC Boxes Set the Standard for Drive Enclosures

Posted on June 23, 2017 by Miller Coop

Maybe the world can be divided into two kinds of people: those who patch problems and those who create solutions. If that’s the case, the people at SPOC Automation fall squarely in the second category.

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Topics: Production Efficiency, SPOC, Oil and Gas Industry

Never Lose Equipment Drawings Again

Posted on May 12, 2017 by Miller Coop

Imagine driving to the field with the task of servicing your VFD. You make it to the pump, open the drive’s door and start searching for the drawings—nowhere to be found. You scan the enclosure, hoping that the last person didn’t accidentally carry them away.

And then if you’re lucky, you find them -- wet, muddy and torn, in the bottom of the pan.

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Topics: Production Efficiency, Oil and Gas Industry

The Pains of 12-Pulse Technology

Posted on May 04, 2017 by SPOC Automation

Have you ever paid lots of money for a product that failed to perform? Perhaps you bought a carpet cleaner that left stains? Or a sleeping pill that kept you awake? How about a weight-loss miracle that actually added pounds?

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Topics: Oil and Gas Industry, Clean Power | Harmonics

Ever Wonder Why Automation Companies Don’t Publish Pricing?

Posted on November 03, 2016 by Bobby Mason

“How much does your drive cost?”  It’s the one question we hear all of the time, on the phone, in the field, during customer presentations and even at trade shows. 

It’s a logical question, of course. With Google, we can ask any question and we’ve come to expect immediate answers. I’m sure you’ve done product searches where the site you visited gave you product information, specifications, features and maybe even video’s explaining all the benefits of their products, but pricing information was strangely absent. It’s a frustration we’ve all felt.

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Topics: SPOC, Automation, Oil and Gas Industry, Pricing

OILFIELD TREND SERIES: Coming Together at the Well

Posted on June 01, 2016 by SPOC Automation

In the previous article we looked at the changing workforce and the impact of Gen Z.

50% of producers will double down on oilfield operations automation according to a recent prediction by International Data Corporation (IDC), a global IT research and consulting firm. IDC further predicts a doubling of productivity as a result. 

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Topics: OIlfield, Trends, Oil and Gas Industry

OILFIELD TREND SERIES: Welcoming Gen Z to the Oilfield

Posted on May 10, 2016 by SPOC Automation

In the previous article we considermega trends in oilfield automation including the great shift change, energy savings and integration.

One of the key trends in the oil patch is the generational change in the workforce. The great shift change will require substantial changes in the mode of operation and the manner of oilfield interactions.

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Topics: OIlfield, Trends, Oil and Gas Industry

THE MORE WE KNOW, THE MORE OUR CUSTOMERS PROFIT

Change in the oil and gas industry is as constant as the sun rising in the east. Every year, we learn new techniques for lifting product from the ground more efficiently and for lower cost. At SPOC Automation, we are passionate about sharing our insights, our hard-earned lessons with our channel partners and our customers. Here, we'll discuss new innovations in lifting technology and all of its many applications.

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