Archive for the ‘Oil Sands’ Category

Smarter Natural Resources Podcast Series – Maja Veljkovic

In this podcast Maja Veljkovik, Upstream Natural Resource Solution Executive and Research Liaison at IBM, discusses challenges and opportunities in the oil sands. Click here to listen.

Envisioning the Future of Mining

How does an industry over 5,000 years old view its own future? Public perspective sees mining as old, dirty, dangerous and environmentally contentious. Within the business, mining is on a precipice of exciting change. Volatile and emerging markets, new technologies, increased customer demands, a dynamic workforce and riveting business model change poise the modern miner [...]

The IBM Whiteboard Series: Natural Resources

How IBM helps the CEOs of natural resource companies solve the issues that keep them awake at night.  Watch this video to find out how IBM addresses the three key phases in the natural resources industry – exploration, projects, and operations.

A Smarter, Data Driven, Approach to Natural Resources in Canada – Part 2

In seeking to manage growth and opportunities Canadian natural resource companies are increasingly becoming innovators in the way they use to technology to do.  Some particular areas of focus include: ●Instrument critical assets to access information about the status of machines or operations, and analyze the information to improve outcomes, efficacy and performance. ●Integrate asset, [...]

A Smarter, Data Driven, Approach to Natural Resources in Canada – Part 1

Canada’s natural resources industries (particularly oil sands production, hard rock mining and forestry) face local challenges and opportunities that are unique to the Canadian markets, economy, ecology and society.For example, oil sands production is pushing innovation in how and where oil can be produced. With this innovation comes new forms and uses of information that [...]

Smarter Natural Resources Podcast Series – Jim K. Simpson

Jim K. Simpson, Associate Partner at IBM’s Natural Resources Solution Centre reflects on the present and future of asset management technology in the oil patch.  Click here to listen.

Smarter Natural Resources Podcast Series – Iain Thompson

Iain Thompson,  IBM Canada Natural Resources Solution Executive, discusses the present and future impact of enterprise asset management on the natural resources industry.  Click here to listen.

The Case for Smarter Oil & Gas – On Demand in the Virtual Briefing Centre

Oil & Gas companies are facing more challenges today than ever before. Given these on-going challenges, what catalysts will drive the oil and gas industry to become smarter? What will finally convince the industry that it needs to become smarter? Moderator: John Brantley, General Manager, IBM Global Chemical Speaker: Jill Feblowitz, IDC Energy Insights, Practice [...]

Why Data Matters: Extracting Insights, Making Better Decisions

In this presentation, at the Annual Athabasca Oil Sands Conference, Mark Decyk Practice Leader – Advanced Analytics and Optimization, IBM Global Business Services, discusses the immense power data analytics can have in building intelligent enterprises. Click here to view the presentation. To find out how IBM helps maximize returns in the oil and gas industry [...]

Smarter Oil and Gas – Mapping a Practical, Profitable Path

The path to smarter oil and gas field implementation consists of a series of steps that, if taken in a logical sequence, could greatly shorten time-to-value and increase investment returns. Each step supports the subsequent ones, progressing from instrumentation to integration to intelligence. Collectively, they reflect a holistic view of the field, instead of a [...]