Getting data from remote locations

Posted by Dave Rathnow on Jun 23, 2020 11:38:00 AM

Figuring out how to get the best performance out of small devices called Field Gateways may not sound like the stuff of adventure—and I admit, Daniel Craig will probably not be playing me in a movie anytime soon.

 

Getting the best performance and information storage out of battery-powered Field Gateways means you can monitor and control even the most remote installations—those for whom the nearest telephone pole on the power grid is a couple of counties over.

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Freedom to work from anywhere

Posted by Amy Thibault on Jun 18, 2020 10:52:00 AM

Way, way back when dinosaurs roamed the earth, I had a very annoying flip phone that was really only able to make and receive calls and (upon the rare occasion) get and send a few random text messages from other techie types. The main reason I found this phone so annoying is I wanted it to be able to do so much more; and it seemed like it shouldn't be all that difficult to make it happen.

But, that's all there was on the market at the time.

I continuously wondered why on earth someone didn't make them to fetch my email, or have a decent camera in them. Then it finally became a reality and just like that we all became more mobile than we had ever dreamed of being! It was AWESOME being set free from waiting for an email, and unchained from my desk where I would often be found waiting for information to be sent.

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

Posted by Doug Watt on May 8, 2019 1:16:46 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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The Impact of Unplanned or Reactive Maintenance

Posted by Doug Watt on Mar 3, 2017 11:25:03 AM

The cost of unplanned maintenance activities such as replacing or repairing failed equipment is high; lost production, expensive labor (call outs, overtime) and damaged equipment adds up.

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Roots in Oklahoma: Real Innovation and How Things Have Changed

Posted by Jim Obenshain on Jan 16, 2017 2:20:38 PM

Although I moved to Oklahoma a little over two years ago, my family has deep roots here. My Great Grandfather and Grandfather owned and operated oil wells around Stroud, Oklahoma, sometime around the mid-1920’s. I heard stories from the “patch” since I was a little boy, and was fascinated by what I was hearing. This started a long path to the oil industry for me.

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Technology: Finding the Selling Point

Posted by Femi Odutola on Jun 29, 2016 11:10:49 AM

 “That’s great BUT what does that mean for our jobs?” This is the question I’m often asked as I make trips across North American oil fields, selling the benefits of automation, oil and gas SCADA and technology in the energy industry. Sometimes those questions are implied but on a few occasions, they couldn’t be any more direct.

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