In the movies, we’ve all witnessed the deafening blast, blinding flash of an electrical explosion -- from the safety of a theater seat it’s exciting. In real life, an arc flash is hazardous, even deadly.
At SPOC Automation, we’re constantly seeking new ways to optimize your operations – to make your business more productive, more compliant, more cost effective and more rewarding. That’s why we listen to customers and develop solutions to solve their pressing problems. And often that means finding innovative ways to perform traditional tasks.
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.
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.
In the previous article in this series, we discussed the price of oil and the fortunes of automation, describing what we see happening to projects and how customers achieve a quick ROI.
Welcome to the first in a series of articles about automation trends. We encourage your feedback and perspective on the future of automation.
Just about everyone in the industry has been effected by the falling price of oil. For automation, the biggest impact we have seen is the shift from large, high-dollar projects to focused low dollar, high impact projects.
The future of oilfield automation is bright. Even in the face of industry downturn, or perhaps particularly because of it, automation is an investment well made. Automation systems make oilfield operations more cost efficient and less tedious—and delivering that value is one of the greatest rewards for those of us who create these systems.