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Scalable desktop solutions transform the oil and gas industryNormal access

Author: Y. Nir
Journal name: First Break
Issue: Vol 25, No 3, March 2007
Language: English
Info: Article, PDF ( 1.86Mb )
Price: € 30

Yoav Nir of visualization company Barco reports on how hybrid display technology can produce a cost effective, collaborative visualization experience which enhances the geoscientist’s analysis toolkit and ultimately improves the bottom line for E&P companies. The oil and gas industry is evolving. Facing limited natural resources, greater demand, and stiff international competition, companies must examine their research procedures to achieve maximum efficiency and productivity. In particular, they must re-evaluate the way they analyze information. Unprecedented streams of data are available today from desktop software, satellite feeds, sophisticated computer applications, and other inputs. Oil and gas companies have a vast array of information resources at their disposal, but they lack the ability to fully understand the dynamics and interrelationships of all these resources in a unified context. To the extent that they are successful at managing, manipulating, and mining this multi-faceted information, they tend to do so in isolated ‘silos.’

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