Mission-critical oil and gas communication networks

Oil and gas communications networks are mission critical, but often must be deployed at offshore oil fields in an environment with severe hazards and challenges. Stefan Palm reports

Wireless developments boost productivity and plant security

Flexible and reliable field wireless systems are not only being used to improve productivity but, as Sean Ottewell finds, also to ensure plant security

Benefits of wireless reach a wider audience

The importance of wireless communication continues to grow as its health, safety and cost benefits gain wider appreciation, Sean Ottewell reports

Streamlining communications systems

Erik Dellinger describes how one oil and gas company revamped its entire communication structure to achieve improved performance

Maintain radio communications in remote environments

Ian Carr explains why reliable radio communications are essential in the remote operating environments of the oil and gas sector

Simplify hydrocarbon allocation and production reporting

Traditional production reporting and hydrocarbon allocation systems have time, cost and security drawbacks. Sean Ottewell reports on a solution which overcomes these problem

Plant controlled by automation system with integrated telecoms

Plant will be controlled by ABB Extended Automation System 800xA and integrated with the telecoms systems

ABB and Statoil sign $2m framework agreement

Three year agreement for modification and maintenance of telecommunications systems

Making money with mobile workforce management

If your projects typically yield one million or more in hard-dollar benefits and have a 3-6 month payback, then life is good. But if you would like to experience such gains regularly, then you might consider implementing in-the-field decision-support systems. Charles D Mohrmann explains

Satellite connectivity for rig

Marlink provides Sealink to Atlantic Oilfield Services oil and gas support unit

Information integrity management

New AVEVA business paper outlines information integrity management for owner-operators in the oil and gas, power industries

Wireless technologies reduce costs and cut operational risk

Wireless subsea cameras, a smart wireless network linking wells, rigs and drilling units, and an ultrasonic scanner on flexible risers are among the latest wireless innovations on offer. Sean Ottewell reports

Digital and wireless solutions dominate market

Digital and wireless monitoring solutions are dominating today's oil and gas industry, driven by rapid advances in speed and durability. Sean Ottewell reports



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