Digital Oilfield


Deloitte report warns of growing Canadian cybersecurity talent gap

Friday, July 6, 2018, 3:21 PM MDT

A new report by Deloitte says Canada is facing growing demand for cybersecurity talent that schools and other organizations are…

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Blackline launches multi-gas pump cartridge for confined spaces, invests in new manufacturing line

Friday, July 6, 2018, 3:08 PM MDT

Calgary-based Blackline Safety Corp. has released a new multi-gas cartridge with built-in pump to monitor atmospheric hazards when entering confined…

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Wave power deployed to monitor decommissioning project in industry first

Wednesday, July 4, 2018, 3:22 PM MDT

Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. has signed a contract with Premier Oil to supply a PowerBuoy for a deployment in the…

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ATB Financial's new CEO to continue tech push, leverage blockchain for O&G settlements

Tuesday, July 3, 2018, 4:48 PM MDT

ATB Financial's new chief executive has a tough act to follow.Tuesday marks Curtis Stange's first day of work at the…

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Bitcoin mining aids unexpected revolution in Iceland as data centres become new tech incubators

Tuesday, July 3, 2018, 3:33 PM MDT

After devouring nearly as much energy as all of Iceland’s households combined, Bitcoin miners may be about to return something…

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Tiny sensors may help avert earthquake damage, ‘listens’ for pipeline leaks

Friday, June 29, 2018, 3:07 PM MDT

Tiny sensors being developed in a Simon Fraser University lab could help to give a pre-emptive head’s up to an…

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EDF virtual reality technology targets methane leaks with digitally-simulated wellsite

Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 4:52 PM MDT

Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) has released a new “find and fix” virtual reality (VR) experience that will debut at the…

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ExxonMobil joins PIDX, advances the digital era in oil and gas

Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 4:24 PM MDT

ExxonMobil has joined the Petroleum Industry Data Exchange, Inc. (PIDX), which will allow it to help drive the agenda for…

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SNC-Lavalin aw​arded global analysis services deal by BP global wells organization

Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 4:11 PM MDT

The combined SNC-Lavalin and Atkins business has been awarded a five-year framework contract by BP global wells organization for global…

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In industry first, Diamond Offshore launches blockchain drilling service

Monday, June 25, 2018, 4:12 PM MDT

Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. has launched a Blockchain Drilling service, the first application of blockchain technology in the offshore drilling…

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Equinor partners with Microsoft for cloud services from new data centres in Norway

Wednesday, June 20, 2018, 3:43 PM MDT

Equinor has partnered with Microsoft to develop new digital solutions for the oil and gas industry. Microsoft will provide expertise…

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Trudeau government to kick off talks towards national strategy on big data

Tuesday, June 19, 2018, 4:50 PM MDT

OTTAWA – The Trudeau government will take fresh steps Tuesday toward equipping the country for the rapidly advancing era of…

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