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Most of blockchain's benefits don't come from blockchain: Bank of Canada paper

Monday, March 12, 2018, 4:21 PM MDT

OTTAWA - A new research paper by a Bank of Canada staffer says most of the proposed benefits of the…

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Tech centre developing next generation of robotics for oil and gas

Thursday, March 8, 2018, 3:45 PM MST

The U.K.-based Oil & Gas Technology Centre has invested in three robotics projects to transform pressure vessel inspection, which it…

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Crypto miner Bitfarms to invest $193 million in Canadian centres

Thursday, March 8, 2018, 3:39 PM MST

Backbone Hosting Solutions Inc., a cryptocurrency mining company, said it plans to invest $250 million in computing centres in Sherbrooke,…

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‘Possibilities provided by digitalization will change our industry’: Statoil

Thursday, March 8, 2018, 3:36 PM MST

An integrated operations support centre and a drilling operations centre will help reach Statoil’s ambition of increasing value creation from…

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ESG Solutions marks record number of passive microseismic events as fracking picks up pace

Wednesday, March 7, 2018, 3:07 PM MST

ESG Solutions said its Energy Services Unit has acquired and processed a record number of passive microseismic events in 2017.…

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TRIG pilots IoT sensor technology for rail tank cars shipping oil and refined fuels

Tuesday, March 6, 2018, 4:51 PM MST

Calgary-based TransRail Innovation Group’s (TRIG) XLOAD sensor has been certified by the Association of American Railroads (AAR) to begin pilot…

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More than buzz: blockchain's $300 million in energy investments

Tuesday, March 6, 2018, 4:09 PM MST

Investors poured $300 million since the start of the third quarter into applications that will let people buy and sell…

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Entrepreneurial Innovation: Kinetica Ventures ensures startups produce the right solution for key industry problems

Friday, March 2, 2018, 2:03 PM MST

Many great innovations began in the garage, using a technology centric approach. Historically, that is where energy sector entrepreneurs start…

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​The transformative powers of cognitive computing

Friday, March 2, 2018, 12:48 PM MST

Cognitive computing is defined as a new paradigm that allows for: learning and building knowledge from various structured and unstructured…

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ExxonMobil to join Stanford Strategic Energy Alliance

Thursday, March 1, 2018, 4:37 PM MST

Exxon Mobil Corporation will become the first founding member of the new Stanford Strategic Energy Alliance, an initiative that will…

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New federal cybersecurity strategy follows 'overlap, lack of clarity'

Thursday, March 1, 2018, 4:23 PM MST

OTTAWA - In the often shadowy and dangerous domain of cyberspace, the federal government wants Canadians to have a trustworthy…

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Russia accused of roiling US energy policy with social media

Thursday, March 1, 2018, 4 PM MST

The same Russian operatives accused of manipulating the 2016 U.S. presidential election used inflammatory social media posts to disrupt U.S.…

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