Published 3rd March 2017
BP Global Energy Outlook Wrap Up
Future planning for BP outlined in annual 2017 Global Energy Outlook.
At PCWA’s first industry dinner of the year kicked off with a bang as BP's Australian-based managing director of exploration and production, Claire Fitzpatrick, gave an upbeat presentation on the growing demand for oil and gas as predicted in the super-majors 2017 edition of the Global Energy Outlook.
The annual Energy Outlook considers a base case for the next twenty years, outlining.......READ MORE
75% of Businesses Preparing to Digitalize
Approximately 75 percent of all businesses are preparing to digitalize; only 30 percent will be successful, says CISCO.
Perth resident, Gary Hale who advises companies around the world on cyber security for CISCO, predicted that less than a third of businesses will succeed in digital transformation.
“Around the world, approximately 75 percent of all businesses are preparing to digitalize; only 30 percent will be successful,” he said during his presentation at 2017 AOG.
The Director of Cyber Security and Innovation at CISCO's Security and Trust office used the rapid growth of ride-sharing service Uber as an example of businesses failing to........READ MORE
Drones – tasked with dangerous, dirty and dull
Automated drones to land in oil and gas says Israeli drone company - Airobotics.
As aerial data collection using drones becomes a reality on large-scale industrial sites including mines, ports and across the oil and gas industry. AOG hosted global leaders in automated drone development, Airobotics, at this year’s conference – who shared insights into uses and technology developments at the Collaboration Forum. PCWA News Editor Jonothan Bradford spoke to Brenton Welford, Head of Market Research for the Israeli company Airobotics about how.....READ MORE
Innovation, Collaboration and Diversification: A Recipe for Success
Collaboration and innovation are the drivers of diversification.
Proving that there’s no written roadmap for success in the Oil & Gas industry, crowds at the 2017 AOG Collaboration Forum witnessed two differing examples of how companies have diversified to grow their business and better service their clients.
Managing Director of Viper Subsea Neil Douglas's experience was that “collaboration and innovation are the drivers of diversification" when he shared details of how Viper Subsea prepared to diversify and grow their business into new markets such as public transport and defence.
The company has formally changed its registered name to Viper Innovations to reflect better its plans to enter.......READ MORE
Think Big, Prototype Small and Scale Fast
Solving problems is the key innovation says Woodside’s Shaun Gregory.
Innovation was the buzzword during the opening day of presentations at AOG 2017. Woodside's Shaun Gregory was one of the first to tackle the subject in his presentation ‘Zen and the Art of Innovation' simply saying that "solving problems is the key to innovation".
“Innovation doesn’t involve sticking a bunch of engineers in a room and asking them to innovate. That doesn’t work. They may come up with a whole lot of ideas, but ideas are........READ MORE