Digital Oilfield


Integral Engineering is using the cloud to improve pipeline integrity management

Monday, April 1, 2019, 7:07 AM MDT

After eight years working as a consultant on pipeline integrity and risk assessments, Daryl Bandstra and four partners got the…

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​CERAWEEK 2019: Trends and transitions

Friday, March 22, 2019, 7:21 AM MDT

The energy world’s top leaders and influencers recently gathered in Houston for the annual IHS Markit CERAWeek. Discussion at the…

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​Traders can now spot oil refinery problems by tracking phones

Friday, March 22, 2019, 7:17 AM MDT

In the $40 trillion global oil-trading market, the smallest clue can be worth millions.Take the number of people working at…

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​Augmented and virtual reality helping design better pipeline infrastructure

Thursday, March 21, 2019, 7:15 AM MDT

Construction of pipelines and associated facilities, like the construction of any other infrastructure, has its share of rework. Rework corrects…

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Cyberattacks against Canadian businesses on the rise: report

Thursday, March 21, 2019, 7:13 AM MDT

Cybersecurity remains an ongoing and growing problem for Canadian businesses, with an estimated 83 per cent of companies having experienced…

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BC Hydro system faces cybersecurity threats: auditor general

Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 7:09 AM MDT

BC Hydro is not effectively managing parts of the power grid that could be susceptible to cyberattacks, the province’s auditor…

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Meet the Energy Excellence Awards finalists

Monday, March 18, 2019, 1:12 PM MDT

With low and volatile prices, market access and diversification challenges and continuing regulatory issues, it wouldn’t seem like Canada’s oil…

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​ExxonMobil’s Permian acreage to become largest-ever on the cloud

Thursday, February 28, 2019, 7:11 AM MST

ExxonMobil says that a new partnership with Microsoft will make its Permian Basin operations the largest-ever oil and gas acreage…

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​Canada’s oilpatch AI keeps a wary eye on remote wells after human officials go home

Friday, February 15, 2019, 7:11 AM MST

CALGARY — From a computer in his downtown office, Jeremy Bernard calls up live video of an oil well site…

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​Canadian oil and gas sector struggles to identify where to focus advanced technology investments

Monday, January 28, 2019, 5:17 PM MST

Nearly 90 percent of Canada’s oil and gas companies are ramping up investment in digital technologies as they seek to…

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Overcoming the oil and gas industry’s challenge attracting young, bright new workers

Monday, January 14, 2019, 7:10 AM MST

It might sound implausible, given the painful current downturn in Canadian oil and gas, but Laura Hambley Lovett is concerned…

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​Last chance to nominate for the Energy Excellence Awards!

Wednesday, January 9, 2019, 7:17 AM MST

With the Canadian energy industry apparently under siege, as it suffers from negatives such as volatile oil prices, lack of…

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