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An Expert Interview About Information Technology in the Oil Industry

Concluded in last June 1st, the Energy Perspectives 2016 – Long Term Macro and Market Outlook, from Statoil, begins with the following statement: “Global energy markets are in transition”. In fact, the 2008 crisis is not over yet and new…

If You Read One Book About Integrity Management Read this One

“In addition to compliance with legislative and company requirements, there is also a significant business benefit from ensuring the integrity of the assets/facilities. Minimizing of productions losses, prevention of unplanned shutdowns and…
Diffusion of Innovation Model

Are You an Innovator? The 5 Stages on Technology Adoption You Must Know

“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower”, Steve Jobs said. Innovation behavior has positive relationships with career progression (salary growth and the number of promotions) and career satisfaction. Only a few people are…
WIN-WIN RELATIONSHIP
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How Corrosion Management is Making the World (and Insurance Business) Better

"Basic Coverage for Equipment Used in the Production, Drilling and Exploration of Oil and/or Natural Gas in Marine Operations (offshore) and Land (onshore) - Special Conditions (...) Clause 2 – Risks not Covered and downs Indemnified/ 2.1.…
The Internet of Things
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Where CMMS are Headed in the Next Five Years

Nanotech sensors connected to the internet are dispersed in the painting of hulls and pipes, measuring thickness and corrosion rates in real-time and practically eliminating risks of offshore operations. It’s cool, but it will take a little…
PhDC4D App
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PhDC4D Will be Available in App Form

PhDC4D is going through its final adjusts to be launched in App form, for Windows Mobile, Android and IOS. The App will allow user to do everything he does in the site, managing inspections and defects in hulls, pipes and other structures. Although…
ANP ready to define guidelines for mandatory investments by oil companies

Brazilian companies ready for oil investments of R$ 3 billion

The Brazilian National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels (ANP) has just appointed the members of its Scientific-Technical Committee (Comtec), which was created by the end of last year among the new regulation for implementation,…
FROM PAPER PILES TO CMMS
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The Evolution of Corrosion Management

“If the present growth trends in world population, industrialization, pollution, food production, and resource depletion continue unchanged, the limits to growth on this planet will be reached sometime within the next one hundred years. The…
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Warning: You're Losing Money by Not Using Corrosion Prevention

World's foremost authority on corrosion, Nace International has just published the study "International Measurements of Prevention, Application and Economics of corrosion Technology”, Impact. In it, the association estimated at $ 2.5 trillion…
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PhDsoft wins its 10th award since 2000

“The epic quest for oil, money and Power”, announces the subtitle of the classic book written by Daniel Yergin: "The prize". At PhDsoft someone could add "for awards". The company was founded in 2000 already being awarded by Finep at the…