The Internet of Things for the Oil and Gas Industry: Why Quality Assurance is Critical

| March 1, 2016

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Operations in the Oil and Gas (O&G) industry function under extreme environmental conditions, located in remote areas, and spread across geographies. A typical O&G production shop floor requires specific skills and continuous monitoring to ensure smooth functioning. The shortage of skilled labor has driven industry experts to discover smart alternatives that can drive core business processes with automation and reduced workforce dependency. However, given the magnitude of production equipment, including sensors and digital devices, business automation software alone cannot address the industry's automation needs. To add to this, the industry needs to comply with health and safety regulations. With its machine to machine (M2M) communication capabilities, the Internet of Things (IoT) is evolving as a potential solution. However, in order to ensure O&G business success, it is pivotal to ensure the correct, complete, and optimal performance of these IoT enabled devices. This paper discusses how IoT can be successfully channeled to deliver a positive business impact across the O&G process lifecycle.

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