The future of the oil industry: Evolution of the automation process

    “The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency.” A sentence that Bill Gates once said, and which still applies to our digitalized world, maybe more than ever. What individuals experience in a smaller environment, for example through an automated robot vacuum […]

      Hardening oil and gas infrastructures from physical threats and cyberattacks

      As we enter a new year, I’m seeing many changes in the oil and gas industries. Producers are positioning themselves to embrace IoT and new devices to upgrade their existing remote pad sites and facilities. However, protecting new systems and devices isn’t without challenges. Cybersecurity is a major concern and protecting against cyberthreats is obviously […]

        Securing critical infrastructure; it’s more than perimeter protection

        When you talk about securing critical infrastructure, the challenge is threefold: secure the property, secure the processes and secure the safety of personnel. But that doesn’t mean you have to triple your investment in security systems. With IP-based technology, it’s possible to achieve all three goals with one solution. By integrating existing network cameras and […]