Are You Fueling Better? What Oil and Gas Decision-Makers Need to Know When Planning for Drill-Site Fueling
Scott Swanson | Atlas Oil Company
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.
In The Headlines
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?
Topic of Discussion
Ray Asif | Schneider Electric
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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