Oil, Gas, and Data
High-Performance Data Tools in the Production of Industrial Power
Released: April 2015
Oil and gas companies have been dealing with large amounts of data much longer than most industries, and some energy analysts even refer to it as the "original big data industry." Now, with massive increases of seismic data, advances in network-attached devices, and a vast quantity of historical data on paper, the oil and gas space also presents one of today's most complex data science problems.
As this O'Reilly report reveals, the industry is working to add machine learning and predictive analytics in all phases of its exploration, production, refinement, and delivery operations. But it's still in the early adoption phase. While oil and gas has embraced the "digital oilfield" concept, it's a cautious IT culture, with many companies waiting to see what others do first.
In this report, you'll learn how:
Dan Cowles is a writer, filmmaker, and data geek who has worked in the tech sector for the last 20 plus years. Dan is interested in human beings and their stories, and all manner and method of telling them.