I am a London, UK-based financial journalist and oil & gas sector analyst. Apart from being a freelance writer, I am a regular columnist for Forbes and write my own oil & gas blog - Oilholics Synonymous Report. I commenced my career in 1997 with internships at several newspapers and CNBC ...
As IHS CERA Week came to a close on Friday, the Oilholic published two Forbes interviews with a 'tech twist', given process efficiencies and cost optimisation seem to be in overdrive in the oil and gas industry. First off, it was a pleasure, yet again, to exchange views with engineering and robotics giant ABB’s boss Ulrich Spiesshofer.
The oil and gas sector's relatively new zeal for operational efficiencies and process optimization shows little sign of ebbing. Many believe a fresh wave of innovation is already underway as the sector inexorably marches to 'Energy Industry 4.0.' That’s good news for one such digital evangelist - Peter Zornio, Chief Technology Officer of global engineering and industrial solutions giant Emerson's (NYSE: EMR) automation division.
IHS CERA Week 2018’s day two and three whizzed by with plenty of more talking points, some predictable, and well some not so predictable, with the oil price seesawing in the backdrop. Both benchmarks spent much of Monday and Tuesday on the up, and all of Wednesday and Thursday shedding those gains, with speaker after speaker suggesting US shale and the country's oil and gas exports were not a fad.
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Selecting a term
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