Oil and Gas – Schneider Electric Blog https://blog.se.com Global Specialist in Energy Management and Automation Thu, 30 Sep 2021 18:19:16 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Role of National Oil Companies in energy transition: no more business as usual? https://blog.se.com/oil-and-gas/2021/10/05/role-of-national-oil-companies-in-energy-transition-no-more-business-as-usual/ https://blog.se.com/oil-and-gas/2021/10/05/role-of-national-oil-companies-in-energy-transition-no-more-business-as-usual/#respond Tue, 05 Oct 2021 14:00:55 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=91393 National Oil Companies (NOCs) are key players in global oil and gas (O&G) industry. According to Wood Mackenzie, they dominate the O&G sector by producing 50% of liquids and 48%... Read more »

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Counting the costs of a power and process disturbance to oil and gas operators https://blog.se.com/machine-and-process-management/2021/09/12/counting-the-costs-of-a-power-and-process-disturbance-to-oil-and-gas-operators/ https://blog.se.com/machine-and-process-management/2021/09/12/counting-the-costs-of-a-power-and-process-disturbance-to-oil-and-gas-operators/#comments Mon, 13 Sep 2021 02:55:32 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=80280 Loss of production can be a manager’s nightmare. 1 out of 5 refinery shutdowns are caused by power related issues. The electrical equipment at a refinery requires power to operate,... Read more »

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Our Net Zero Facilities partnership with McDermott and io consulting. Enabling a clear path to energy transition for customers https://blog.se.com/oil-and-gas/2021/09/12/our-net-zero-facilities-partnership-with-mcdermott-and-io-consulting-enabling-a-clear-path-to-energy-transition-for-customers/ https://blog.se.com/oil-and-gas/2021/09/12/our-net-zero-facilities-partnership-with-mcdermott-and-io-consulting-enabling-a-clear-path-to-energy-transition-for-customers/#respond Mon, 13 Sep 2021 02:45:40 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=83569 Sustainability, in particular CO2 impact of operations, has become a key topic for Oil & Gas companies According to the International Energy Agency, Production and Transformation represents about 15% of... Read more »

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In Brazil, Industry 4.0 is about striking a balance between old and new https://blog.se.com/industrial-software/2021/08/31/in-brazil-industry-4-0-is-about-striking-a-balance-between-old-and-new/ https://blog.se.com/industrial-software/2021/08/31/in-brazil-industry-4-0-is-about-striking-a-balance-between-old-and-new/#respond Tue, 31 Aug 2021 10:00:07 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=90655 In Brazil, Industry 4.0 is about striking a balance between old and new Industry 4.0 combines physical and digital technologies to make organizations more responsive to shifting market dynamics and... Read more »

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Energy transition – The choices for oil & gas companies https://blog.se.com/oil-and-gas/2021/07/16/energy-transition-the-choices-for-oil-and-gas-companies/ https://blog.se.com/oil-and-gas/2021/07/16/energy-transition-the-choices-for-oil-and-gas-companies/#respond Fri, 16 Jul 2021 12:00:25 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=89751 As we know, energy transition refers to structural shift of production and consumption of energy by fossil fuel-based systems to renewable energy sources like solar, wind, hydro and hydrogen. Some... Read more »

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Moving towards a Maintenance Command Center https://blog.se.com/machine-and-process-management/2021/07/09/moving-towards-a-maintenance-command-center/ https://blog.se.com/machine-and-process-management/2021/07/09/moving-towards-a-maintenance-command-center/#respond Fri, 09 Jul 2021 12:00:51 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=89540 Plant operators have long considered increased availability coupled with minimized expenses, to be the effective levers to maximize profitability. Traditionally, operators have adopted preventive maintenance practices such as walk-throughs, random... Read more »

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Oil Price is predicted a quick rise to $100 per barrel https://blog.se.com/oil-and-gas/2021/07/06/oil-price-is-predicted-a-quick-rise-to-100-per-barrel/ https://blog.se.com/oil-and-gas/2021/07/06/oil-price-is-predicted-a-quick-rise-to-100-per-barrel/#respond Tue, 06 Jul 2021 12:00:46 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=89358 Bank of America (BofA) Global Research believes that Brent crude oil price will rise to $100 per barrel by 2022 as travel demand rebounds. Global oil consumption will continue to... Read more »

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The Onshore Production Challenge: Be Competitive, Profitable and Cleaner https://blog.se.com/oil-and-gas/2021/06/23/the-onshore-production-challenge-be-competitive-profitable-and-cleaner/ https://blog.se.com/oil-and-gas/2021/06/23/the-onshore-production-challenge-be-competitive-profitable-and-cleaner/#respond Wed, 23 Jun 2021 16:00:02 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=89095 After a year that started with the strongest pandemic in more than 100 years which had the impact of dropping oil prices into negative values, we’ve been seeing a slight... Read more »

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Green Hydrogen Role in Global Energy Transformation https://blog.se.com/machine-and-process-management/2021/06/07/green-hydrogen-role-in-global-energy-transformation/ https://blog.se.com/machine-and-process-management/2021/06/07/green-hydrogen-role-in-global-energy-transformation/#respond Mon, 07 Jun 2021 12:00:47 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=88831 Green hydrogen is often seen as a wonder technology. It transforms electricity from renewable sources and water into a gas that can be stored, transported, and used as a feedstock... Read more »

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What is the Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT)? https://blog.se.com/machine-and-process-management/2021/05/27/what-is-the-industrial-internet-of-things-iiot/ https://blog.se.com/machine-and-process-management/2021/05/27/what-is-the-industrial-internet-of-things-iiot/#respond Thu, 27 May 2021 12:00:24 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=88348 Industry 4.0, IoT, IIoT, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Edge… over the last few years we have been bombarded with these terms and many more. So, what’s behind them?... Read more »

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Social Distancing from your Electrical Equipment? https://blog.se.com/electrical-safety/2021/05/17/social-distancing-from-your-electrical-equipment/ https://blog.se.com/electrical-safety/2021/05/17/social-distancing-from-your-electrical-equipment/#respond Mon, 17 May 2021 13:00:48 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=87962 Sometimes we’re a little too close for comfort. As we’ve all learned in the last year, sometimes a little social distancing gives a lot of protection. The same goes for... Read more »

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Universal Automation: Unleashing the Big Picture Post-Brexit https://blog.se.com/automotive-mobility/2021/05/10/universal-automation-unleashing-the-big-picture-post-brexit/ https://blog.se.com/automotive-mobility/2021/05/10/universal-automation-unleashing-the-big-picture-post-brexit/#respond Mon, 10 May 2021 20:01:04 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=87988 Current political and worldwide events have emphasised the need for extensive contingency planning. With COVID-19 changing the world as we know it and new pressures of Brexit coming into force,... Read more »

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