Archive for September, 2012

Insights from the 2012 Oils Sands Trade Show

Geoff Riggs, IBM Smarter Cities Water Consultant, IBM Global Services – Radio interview with Fort McMurray’s KRock during the 2012 Oil Sands trade show.   Click here to listen to the interview. Find out how IBM helps maximize returns in the oil and gas industry – Please Click Here.

IBM Natural Resources Solution Centre in Australia Promotes Smart Petroleum and Mining Operations

With the Natural Resources Solution Centre (NRSC) in Perth, Australia, IBM continues to build on its vision of a “Smarter Planet.” Mandated to promote smart petroleum and mining operations within the Australian industry, the NRSC supports a number of client-focused activities, including client briefings, research and development, joint solution development and proof-of-concept development. Collaborative, service-oriented [...]

Smarter SCADA for Oil and Gas – Calgary, October 2, 2012

Getting oil to markets is job #1 for Alberta; but concerns about environmental risk must be overcome. Earlier leak detection, more rapid leak containment, assured security, and better operational monitoring would all help address concerns. This requires better data, better access to it, and a better ability to analyze it. Unfortunately most SCADA systems today [...]

Petrobank Heavy Oil Gains New Insight into Finance and IT Processes

As an innovator in the oil and gas sector, Petrobank’s Heavy Oil Business Unit (HBU)is set to expand significantly in the next few years. Its existing financial reporting processes were primarily manual, and it wanted to find a more sophisticated business intelligence solution to support current operations and future growth. Click here to find out [...]

Predictive Analytics in Safety and Operational Risk Management

Operational safety is a multi-faceted risk management challenge, with direct performance impacts on a company’s regulatory compliance, internal policy management, brand, reputation and finances. By combining advanced information management techniques across multiple enterprise data sources with robust analytics, organizations are able to establish predictive management programs that help establish the conditions and processes that optimize [...]