Zedi Control Center is (almost) magic

Posted by Maria Gonzaga on Jun 12, 2019 11:03:00 AM

There is a bit of magic in every childhood story we read. Whether it be the Chronicles of Narnia with its enchanted kingdom or Aladdin’s genie in the lamp, we learn very early that supernatural powers often come in pretty handy.

Maybe you could use some telepathic powers to know what is happening in a remote production location. You’ve probably wished to have psychic abilities to know when a wellsite will stop producing before it happens, or if your team is safe working on site.

Most certainly you’d enjoy the gift of telekinesis to restart an artificial lift.

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Your success is proof of our success

Posted by Ella Taillon on May 31, 2019 10:52:55 AM

Top Priority

Our customer’s experience is a top priority at Zedi. Each relationship we develop with our customers is unique and important to us because we know their production, profits and sustainability are relying on fast, accurate answers from our team.

Our customers are incredibly valuable to us, our regions and our world, and we acknowledge this everyday by delivering the best possible customer experience from every angle to be sure they can focus on their core business.

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Zedi Automation as a Service, because juggling is for the circus

Posted by Doug Watt on May 8, 2019 12:16:46 PM

Maybe you’ve declared your intention to automate your production. That’s great. It’s a growing trend and it will really boost efficiency. But the jury is still out on whether to do it in-house or to let us do it for you.

I have a question that may clarify that decision for you:

What are you good at?

You’re good at evaluating leases, considering how to economically produce a field and to get that oil and gas to market. If you were to jump into field automation in-house, what would that look like in terms of hiring, training and implementing?

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Simplify and consolidate your automation with ZAaaS

Posted by Chris Quigley on Apr 12, 2019 1:08:26 PM

It’s surprising how many operators are using one company to monitor tanks, another to automate pumps and yet another for back office reporting software. There may have been a time in history when this was necessary—there was a lot of narrow specialization at one time—but it is definitely hard to keep up with.

When something goes wrong, who do you call? If the problem is beyond the scope of your own people’s training, is the issue with the software, the hardware or the communication system? And will the providers each wait for the other one to fix it?

After all, you installed automation to increase efficiency, not create confusion and headaches.

 

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Zedi Automation as a Service: Expediting automation project timelines

Posted by Nate Lane on Mar 27, 2019 12:29:00 PM

“Zedi is light years ahead of the competition at automation implementation!”

This statement has become a common theme at our client meetings. Producers urgently require the deployment of an automation strategy in their fields; however, implementation has historically lagged for weeks, months or even years when working with other vendors. These producers typically receive conflicting information on exactly what is involved in the deployment, what is needed from them, and what their automation partner is truly capable of bringing to the table.

We set out to change that.

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What is Zedi Automation as a Service? [Infographic]

Posted by Amy Thibault on Mar 26, 2019 7:27:00 PM

Zedi Automation as a Service (ZAaaS) is designed to make it easier for you to explore the automation options for your needs, and then get up and running fast and accurately with our best practice pieces ready to install in weeks - not months.

Automation for oil and gas production that best support increases in production levels is usually very complex and time consuming for producers to put all the pieces together on their own without getting caught up in the agonizing details it takes to get it up and operating correctly to ultimately provide you and your team with the best decision making data you can get.

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Tank monitoring is simple with Zedi Automation as a Service

Posted by Doug Watt on Mar 21, 2019 11:43:00 AM

Do-it-yourself field automation sounds great until you realize all the mind-bending decisions involved.

I think of this when I go to a favorite restaurant—a fast-casual place where you line up in front of a massive menu board loaded with salads, sandwiches, soups, potatoes and…..on and on.

It’s obvious whenever the person in front of me is a first-timer. Eyes wide, hands shaking, lips moving without a sound. Maybe they’re praying. Because I felt that way on my first couple of visits, I can help them. I know how to navigate the menu.

The team at Zedi know how to navigate the field automation menu, including tank monitoring, because we’ve ordered before. We know the secret ingredients of sensors, the special sauce of communication links and the table setting of data storage and reporting. In short, you sit down, take care of your work—and we’ll order for you.

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Top 5 automation tips to increase oil and gas production

Posted by Nate Lane on Mar 13, 2019 2:13:35 PM

If you ask around for a single term that describes production automation system design, most engineers in oil and gas would hesitate to say “simple” or “straightforward.” Here at Zedi, automation is our thing; we live it and breathe it – heck, some of us even dream about it - you can’t control when innovation may strike! Our customers continue to benefit from solutions that are streamlined and straightforward thanks to our engineering team.

After all, the value of production automation could not be simpler: optimizing production leads to increased profitability. That said, here are “The Fab 5” automation tips to help increase Oil and Gas production:

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Ice cold safety

Posted by Zedi Health and Safety Team on Feb 13, 2019 12:08:27 PM

Snow, freezing rain, flash freezes, sleet, black ice or it all put together on any given day and you have the perfect ingredients for stress, danger and a potential catastrophe; or as most of us refer to it as - Winter.

On top of these Winter stresses, we’re also dealing with trying to balance work, life, deadlines, social, and family obligations. It’s easy to get frustrated and stressed over the extra time and effort it takes to get going each morning, when you have to shovel snow, clear off the car, wait for the defroster to even start working and inevitably, get stuck in endless traffic.

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Scaling Water Summary

Posted by Ross Gilbert on Jan 17, 2019 10:58:00 AM

Scaling is the deposition of mineral solids on surfaces as ions become less soluble and the solution supersaturated. Knowing the different types of scale that can form as well as understanding how to predict and prevent scale can considerably improve equipment life and prevent costly reduction to efficiency in the production of oil and gas.
 
Scaling must be taken into account in the production of oil and gas as it can reduce permeability near well bore and frack locations as well as reduce diameter of pipes from excess buildup. In extreme cases, refracking or pipe replacement may be required for production to continue.
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