Industry 4.0 is having a profound effect on the oil and gas industry, improving operations by aggregating sensor and planning/forecasting data into one shared view along backed by analytics and real-time alerting capabilities. These innovations may be even more important at the terminal, where low oil prices coupled with aging assets are putting severe pressure on operators to improve profitability through better productivity. Are you taking advantage of Industry 4.0 in these critical midstream and downstream operations?
Bob Kessler, Oceaneering's Maritime Program Manager, sat down with Gibraltar Shipping to discuss everything from AIS vessel tracking technology to subsea oil and gas operations:
We are very excited to announce that our TerminalSmart solution has been placed on the short list for 2 awards at the 2018 Global Tank Storage Awards.
***This article was written by Martyn Wingrove for TankerShipping.com on Dec 6, 2017. To see the original, please click HERE.
With the increase in America’s production and export of natural gas, some industry experts warn of bigger traffic jams among tankers at the busiest ports in the Gulf. The congestion is not exactly on par with an LA freeway at rush hour, but sizable enough to cause costly delays.
***This article originally appeared in the Sep/Oct 2013 edition of Tank Storage Magazine
*This article first appeared in the May 2015 edition of World Port Development