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Keeping connected is vital to success in the oil and gas, chemical, and various other energy-related industries. Downtime is not acceptable, and managing your workforce can often be challenging with offshore job sites as well as crews in the field.
For decades, oilfields were strictly analog operations using tried-and-true technology to pump oil from deep in the ground. The advent of advanced microprocessors, personal computers, mobile devices and Internet Protocol networks have reshaped the petroleum-extraction process so thoroughly that industry experts now speak of “digital oilfields” that deploy cutting-edge technology to monitor, analyze and maximize […]Read more →
A modern refinery is a communications wonder with its web of digital devices tracking every facet of the production of oil, gas and chemicals. Plant workers wear badges that detect leaks and sound the alarm before a mishap turns into a catastrophe. Electronic sensors monitor temperature, pressure and fluid levels so accurately that plant managers […]Read more →
Nearly two-thirds of America’s petroleum travels over pipelines, and keeping those pipelines secure is a vital task. Because many of those lines travel over (and under) remote terrain far beyond the range of cell phone towers, pipeline operators rely on two-way radios to monitor their operations and report problems before they turn into disasters. Inevitably, […]Read more →
Oil platforms in the Gulf of Mexico are not just pumping precious crude from below the sea floor. They’re also employing the latest in high-tech wireless communications gear. The age of oil-rig roughnecks chatting on walkie-talkies is long past. Now platforms are automated via remote wireless controllers that orchestrate — and automate — operations across […]Read more →