Digital technologies are helping to transform the landscape for oil and gas operators as well as increase efficiency in a time when the industry is increasingly expected to “do more with less.”
Hege Skryseth, president of Kongsberg Digital AS—a company at the forefront of bringing digital twin technology, in particular, to the oil and gas industry—recently sat down with Hart Energy to discuss leveraging digital technologies, including the benefits and roadblocks.
“Technology is the fundamental building block to actually drive change,” said Skryseth, who also discussed Kongsberg Digital’s recent partnership with supermajor Royal Dutch Shell Plc that includes its new Kognitwin Energy dynamic digital twin service platform.
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The Narrabri project, owned by Santos Ltd., could ease a looming gas shortage in eastern Australia, but is at risk of becoming a casualty in a weekend election in the country’s most populous state.
Tullow, with partners Total and Africa Oil, is working toward a final investment decision (FID) by year-end and had hoped the water deal would be reached by mid-year, Tullow’s Kenya Managing Director Martin Mbogo said.
The London-listed firm had previously sold about two-thirds of the project to CNOOC and Total for $2.9 billion in transactions completed by 2012.