Atlas Oil Company

Are You Fueling Better? What Oil and Gas Decision-Makers Need to Know When Planning for Drill-Site Fueling

The upstream oil and gas lifecycle presents numerous fueling requirements that must be satisfied and challenges that must be overcome in order to ensure that operations are as efficient and profitable as possible.

Favorable market economics, combined with continuous advances in unconventional shale development, are allowing upstream operators to focus on generating maximum value from their assets. Today, improvements in operational efficiency and the strategic application of powerful new technologies have increased the rate of penetration, reduced spud time to total depth, and minimized the overall risk of failure.
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Let your Data Do the Talking – A Three Part Series

Part1. The Generation Y Opportunity
Part2. Data Driven Models for the Real World
Part3. What Mext for Advanced Analytics?

Leveraging your data to take advantage of the big crew change

One of the greatest challenges facing our industry today is managing the ‘Big Crew Change’. Anticipating the impending shortage of technically proficient personnel as they exit stage right, we are faced with not only an experience gap, but also a fundamental difference in the way that the next generation thinks. What cannot be quantified is the extent of the impact of this demographic shift. What type of changes in efficiency and performance might we anticipate if about 20 percent of the business has fewer than 5 years of pertinent experience?
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Schneider Electric

What You Need to Know About Oil & Gas Hedging

To Hedge or Not to Hedge
While some may see hedging as a complicated and advanced investing strategy, the principles behind hedging are in reality very simple. Hedging commodities allows investors to ensure predictable financial results by protecting against future price movements. By purchasing futures contracts, investors can lock in prices that are favorable to an organization to continue realizing profits over time. While limiting exposure to financial losses also limits the potential for gains, it does help protect investors during periods of market volatility.
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Oil and Gas Mobility Summit Houston
Dates: 28th – 30th April 2014
Venue: Double Tree by Hilton, Houston, TX

Senior oil and gas IT and enterprise mobility professionals will be gathering together in Houston to get the latest information on how to transform organizational operations through mobility!

As the only event of its kind in North America, this summit will offer presentations and case studies will help you:
  • Understand how you can ensure the critical success of your mobility journey: hear how Devon Energy are using governance, flexibility and speed as a mobility differentiator;
  • Analyze the importance of behavioral change management as a crucial success factor in your projects – Chevron tell us how they capture and maintain engagement throughout a rollout;
  • Explore the issue of cyber security, and dealing with it intelligently; Chris Bronk, Rice University, gives his expert insight into security issues in oil and gas;

Industry leaders sharing their knowledge include:
  • Quinton Crenshaw, Sr. Manager, Collaboration, Mobility, Unified Messaging and Content Management, Devon Energy
  • Malcolm Hope, Program Manager, Mobile Field Computing, Chevron
  • Mark Assante, Supervisor, Application and Desktop Delivery, Devon Energy
  • Paula Harris, Supervisor, IT Mobility, ConocoPhillips
  • Grant Wood, IT Architect, Endpoint Computing, Devon Energy
  • Philippe Flichy, Digital Oilfield Technologies Advisor, Baker Hughes
  • Clint Mudrick, Manager of Business Process, Arch Coal, Inc.
  • Robert Sanders, Global Collaboration and U.S. Site IT Operations Leader, General Electric
  • Chris Bronk, Senior Lecturer, Department of Computer Science, Rice University
Bringing you brand new case studies from IT experts in the oil and gas industry, this event will offer you the opportunity to debate and discuss your issues and challenges when it comes to mobility. The agenda also includes interactive sessions, which have been specially designed to maximize your networking opportunities, whilst giving you the chance to swap experiences and best practices with fellow industry and academic experts.

For more information and to download the agenda, visit here, email or call +44 (0)20 7036 1300.