Digital Oilfield: Streamlining Pipeline Inspections with Mobile and Digital Solutions

With increased regulatory pressure on pipeline operators to provide highly accurate and detailed inspection reports — pipeline inspection service providers can stay competitive by upping their game with mobile and…

By Kirk Eggleston | Jan 12, 2017

Digital Oilfield: Streamlining Hydrocarbon Measurement and Sampling

Today, with the new normal of low oil prices, the need to mitigate costly hydrocarbon measurement and sampling errors is more important than ever before. So, what can industry decision…

By Kirk Eggleston | Dec 21, 2016

The Digital Oilfield of the Future Will Cause Serious ROI for the Downstream Industry

A shaky recovery is building pressure on oil and gas companies to continue to streamline their operations . Now, many are taking cues from their manufacturing counterparts to make investments…

By Rachel Nitschke | Jun 01, 2016

Digital Oilfield: How to Cut Inefficiency with Refinery Turnarounds

Judith and Charles were standing in the front yard of their Tiki Island home when a sharp boom pulsed through, rattling their windows and skipping their family truck a few…

By Rachel Nitschke | May 31, 2016

Vendor Managed Inventory: Why Downstream CIOs Need to Invest in 2016

Keep product moving. Keep haulers moving. Keep inventory low. These are the three profit-driven principles of downstream oil and gas companies. As long as those three are right, the firm…

By Rachel Nitschke | Jan 05, 2016

Oil and Gas Operational Excellence Through Mobility and the Industrial Internet of Things

It is no secret that low oil and gas prices are changing the ways companies operate in the oil patch. In the past, companies turned to reduction-in-force (RIF) strategies to…

By Neil Bedekar | Dec 14, 2015

How Oil and Gas Mobile Apps Improve Workflows

Identifying oil and gas industry workflows in need of investment in mobile solutions boils down to a simple question: In which workflows does the ability to share and collect data…

By Patrick Coogan | Oct 13, 2015

Why Midstream Firms Need Mobile Oil and Gas Technology

Imagine field after field of oil storage tanks, some so large they could hold a 747 jumbo jet. This is what you will see when you drive out to Cushing,…

By Rachel Nitschke | Oct 01, 2015

Why Upstream Oil and Gas Mobile Technology Means Improved Productivity

Imagine an oil and gas field worker using a mobile device to check production levels while working near a well. It’s not a common sight to see. However, it will…

By Natalie Cheng | Sep 08, 2015

O&G + IIoT = >$ | Benefits of the Industrial Internet of Things in Oil and Gas

Have you realized? We’re living in a world with drones and sensors. The sound of this is like something out of a movie, but it’s real. In fact, drones and…

By Neil Bedekar | Aug 26, 2015

Why Companies Should Embrace Oil and Gas Mobility

While reviewing the Apple’s iPad in Business website, I noticed something strange among the 33 various business types Apple was promoting. No Oil and Gas. Five Oil and Gas companies…

By Joe Southern | Jul 21, 2015

What Oil and Gas Has Taught Us About UX and Mobile Solutions

ChaiOne has done a bunch of work in the oil and gas industry. Our efforts stretch across customer service centers in Mexico, distributions facilities along the Gulf Coast, offshore oil…

By Adrian Garcia | Jul 09, 2015

Choosing the Right Mobile Map for Your Apps

As a kid, I remember climbing in the car and going on long road trips with the family. One of my favorite things to do was to grab the map…

By Blake Davidson | Jun 04, 2015

Mapping Mobility Opportunities For A Facilities Engineer

Facilities engineers are the unsung heroes of the oil field. While others are out searching for the latest and greatest, they are busy taking care of the fastly fading and…

By Madeleine Popp | Mar 05, 2015

Things to Consider for Mobility in Oil and Gas

The recent precipitous drop in oil prices demands that companies respond by cutting operational costs wherever possible. Costs that were sustainable at prices of $100 a barrel are simply not…

By Patrick Coogan | Feb 03, 2015

How can mobility impact the digital oilfield in 2015?

The adoption of smartphones have surpassed the PC at last and is becoming even more integrated into day-to-day life. We use it to read email, share news with friends, check…

By Fabrice Buron | Dec 16, 2014

Mobile Field Enablement for Refinery Process Engineers

The typical petroleum refinery is a marvel of modern engineering. On a daily basis, hundreds of thousands of barrels of crude oil flow through thousands of miles of pipe and…

By Patrick Coogan | Dec 08, 2014

The Industrial Internet of Things: Making Companies Smarter

If you’ve been following the latest tech news, you’ve probably heard about the Internet of Things (IoT) and how it will affect consumers. To put it simply, the Internet of…

By Gaurav Khandelwal | Nov 20, 2014

Using Context Aware Mobile Apps in the Oil and Gas Industry

Seems like anywhere you turn, you’ll hear someone talking about how contextual awareness is the future of technology…or depending on the groups of people you hang out with, maybe you…

By Natalie Cheng | Nov 10, 2014

Benefits of Digital Oil Fields

Wait, did you read that right? Many today are unaware about digital oil fields. If you need to put it simply, a Digital Oil Field (DOF) may mean focusing more…

By Ryan Desmind | Jun 10, 2014

Potential Uses of Google Glass in the Oil & Gas Industry

Wearable technology seems to be everywhere lately. According to statistics from the IHS and RockHealth.com, “the global wearables market was worth more than $2.5B in revenue in 2012 and is…

By Natalie Cheng | Jun 05, 2014