How Autonomous Drones Can Make Operations Safer, More Efficient

Airborne robots can conduct aerial intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance across the entire spectrum of a company’s operations.

By Grigor Bambekov, Delek US
Drones and AI may become a significant game changer in ensuring compliance with environmental and safety regulations. (Source: Percepto Ltd.)

Drones and AI may become a significant game changer in ensuring compliance with environmental and safety regulations. (Source: Percepto Ltd.)

As businesses around the world seek to digitally transform, technological changes are also due within the oil and gas industry. This has become especially true in the face of COVID-19, in which many sectors of the economy, including oil and gas, shifted operations and procedures online where they will remain into the future.

According to the EY Oil and Gas Digital Transformation and the Workforce Survey 2020, 58% of respondents said the pandemic has made investing in digital technology more urgent, with a majority (81%) planning to invest moderate to high amounts relative to their total budget. The industry is ripe for digitalization to enhance safety and overall efficiency. 

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