When I was a child, we had a house full of pets. Loads of them. Dogs, cats, horses, rabbits, guinea pigs, mice, fish, birds, I even had to look after a goat. Pretty much half the house seemed to be under the weight of animals, and I wanted to be a zoo keeper. It just seemed the natural way to live.Details
Sarah Gillet, the British Ambassador to Norway, recently spoke at an event in Aberdeen about opportunities in the Norwegian Sea. She gave an insight into the current environment, noting:
- Production costs are down,
- Oil price is more stable,
- Global energy demand is increasing,
- Plentiful reserves left on the Norwegian shelf,
- 80 fields are currently producing – (most in North Sea, 16 in Norwegian Sea, and 2 in Barents Sea),
- 7 new field developments are underway (worth approximately 23 billion pounds),
- There are 5 new plans for Operation and Development.
While the above is always good to hear, what I found most interesting about Sarah’s talk, was her reference to the Darwinian Theory; stating “it’s not the strongest that survive, but those most susceptible to change”.Details
As many of you know, we have recently refreshed large parts of our production service infrastructure. Parts of the existing hardware, while still running well, had reached three years of age, which represents the point where we deem the ROI on renewal to be about right. In a cloud based service the ROI is made immediately more attractive because the cost is shared between all the consumers of the service.
Also, there have also been a lot of advances in three years for hardware.Details
As this is my first blog posting on our site, I thought it might be good to get on record my personal bias about what drives us on. So, I want to start with my thoughts on innovation and as a vehicle, how the evolution of the telephone went. It makes an interesting story… Date…Details
EnergySys will be speaking at the ECIM E&P Data Management and IM Conference in Haugesund, Norway on Tuesday 17th September.
This three day annual event (16th-18th September 2013) has emerged as one of the most important conference and meeting places in Europe for Information Management professionalsDetails