Philippe Carle, Author at Schneider Electric Blog https://blog.se.com Global Specialist in Energy Management and Automation Tue, 27 Oct 2020 01:45:53 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Emergency Lighting and Smoke Extraction Systems: An Important Element of Facility Safety https://blog.se.com/building-management/2018/09/19/emergency-lighting-smoke-extraction-systems-facility-safety/ https://blog.se.com/building-management/2018/09/19/emergency-lighting-smoke-extraction-systems-facility-safety/#comments Wed, 19 Sep 2018 17:39:57 +0000 https://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=51615 Lightning storms, fires, and overloaded electrical grids often result in power outages. Such unanticipated blackouts can pose a serious threat to building occupants and property. According to the United States... Read more »

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A Look Ahead: What’s New for Offshore Oil and Gas UPS Solutions https://blog.se.com/oil-and-gas/2017/11/15/new-offshore-oil-gas-ups-solutions/ Wed, 15 Nov 2017 19:40:29 +0000 https://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=43182 Downtime in the oil and gas industry is expensive. What’s more, the cost of a mishap on an offshore platform can run in the billions of dollars and have an... Read more »

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Digitalization in Oil & Gas: Where is the Business Value? https://blog.se.com/oil-and-gas/2017/11/13/digitalization-oil-gas-business/ https://blog.se.com/oil-and-gas/2017/11/13/digitalization-oil-gas-business/#comments Mon, 13 Nov 2017 17:21:07 +0000 https://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=42815 In this era of low oil & gas commodity prices, improvements to process and technology efficiencies begin to emerge as a critical success factor. Aging assets across application areas that... Read more »

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3 Steps for Countering Oil & Gas Cybersecurity-related Business Continuity Threats https://blog.se.com/oil-and-gas/2017/11/09/oil-gas-cybersecurity-business-continuity-threats/ Thu, 09 Nov 2017 18:26:09 +0000 https://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=43039 Cyber-attacks cost companies worldwide an estimated $300-400 billion each year in unanticipated downtime and that number is projected to increase sharply. Some large industrial organizations estimate their cost of downtime... Read more »

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How Edge Computing and Drones Reduce the Cost of Oil & Gas Exploration https://blog.se.com/oil-and-gas/2017/10/24/edge-computing-drones-oil-gas/ Tue, 24 Oct 2017 15:00:33 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=42597 Oil and gas exploration is expensive, with the location of the drill site driving a considerable portion of the cost. For example, the cost of a typical shallow shelf oil well... Read more »

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Post Hurricane Harvey: Key Steps to Ensure Fast Recovery of Oil and Gas Operations https://blog.se.com/oil-and-gas/2017/10/19/post-hurricane-harvey-recovery-oil-gas/ Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:00:20 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=42473 The record-breaking Texas floods spawned by Hurricane Harvey drove news headlines with many stories of dramatic suffering and bravery. The disaster also presented many complications for companies struggling to service... Read more »

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Operational Risks Justify Oil & Gas Business Continuity Planning https://blog.se.com/oil-and-gas/2017/09/08/operational-oil-gas-business-continuity/ Fri, 08 Sep 2017 15:51:44 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=40754 Most of today’s leading oil and gas companies can attribute much of their success to properly insulating themselves from business interruption risk. These companies strive to convert effective risk management... Read more »

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How Oil & Gas Firms Can Meet the IT Demands that Digitization Present https://blog.se.com/energy-management-energy-efficiency/2017/02/17/oil-gas-firms-digitization/ Fri, 17 Feb 2017 14:00:10 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=35055 In mid-2014, the price of a barrel of crude oil topped $100 (about €94). Two years later, in mid-2016, the price stood right around $40 (€37.5), having bottomed out just... Read more »

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