E&P Digital Solutions: The Hidden Costs of Self-Implemented Automation

Posted by Zedi News on May 18, 2020 2:45:09 PM

The implementation of cloud-based automation services can deliver cost savings and increases in operational efficiencies for oil and gas producers.Cloud SCADA

May 13th 2020 – With capital tight and income stagnant, producers are increasingly looking to automation to boost efficiencies and reduce expenditures. But those goals are not automatically accomplished by buying some sen­sors, off-the-shelf SCADA software and an extra server.

In fact, in-house automation systems are very expen­sive compared to third-party, cloud-based versions in a number of ways, many of which are not obvious. This article addresses four areas in which outsourcing can be more efficient, including some costs of in-house systems that are not always included in the decision-making process.

Time to implement

Time is money, and for a company leaning on automa­tion for cost savings, every day’s delay in implementa­tion can cost thousands of dollars. But delays extending to months or years are common for in-house systems.

Read the full story here from Hart Energy

 

About Emerson 
Emerson (NYSE: EMR), headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global technology and engineering company providing innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial and residential markets. Our Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid and discrete manufacturers maximize production, protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs. Our Commercial & Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency and create sustainable infrastructure. For more information, visit Emerson.com.

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Statements in this press release that are not strictly historical may be “forward-looking” statements, which involve risks and uncertainties, and Emerson undertakes no obligation to update any such statements to reflect later developments. These risks and uncertainties include economic and currency conditions, market demand, pricing, protection of intellectual property, cybersecurity, tariffs, competitive and technological factors, among others, as set forth in the Company’s most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and subsequent reports filed with the SEC.

 

Emerson Completes Acquisition of Zedi’s Software and Automation Businesses

Posted by Zedi News on Jul 8, 2019 3:12:33 PM

Acquisition to help company accelerate digital transformation in oil and gas industry

ST. LOUIS, July 8, 2019 – Emerson (NYSE: EMR) today announced it has completed the purchase of Zedi’s software and automation businesses. The addition of Zedi’s cloud supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) platform will further enable Emerson, a global leader in automation, to help oil and gas producers increase production and lower operating costs through cloud-based monitoring, control and optimization.

“As world energy demand continues to grow, helping our vital oil and gas market customers maximize their resources is a top priority,” said Lal Karsanbhai, executive president of Emerson’s Automation Solutions business. “Through our vast portfolio of automation technologies, we are helping the industry navigate ever-changing market dynamics and operational challenges. The addition of Zedi strengthens our ability to help customers leverage the latest advances from the field to the refinery.”

Zedi’s technology is currently enabling customers to monitor more than 2 million sensors and thousands of devices and applications. By combining Zedi’s scalable cloud platform and applications expertise with Emerson’s extensive applications, controller, instrumentation and flow metering portfolio, this acquisition expands opportunities for Emerson across the global oil and gas production market.

“Oil and gas producers today are challenged to meet production targets while controlling costs, and they are looking for opportunities to transform operations and make their teams more effective through digital solutions like analytics and mobility,” said Jim Nyquist, group president of Emerson’s systems and solutions business. “This important investment bolsters our portfolio and ability to help Emerson’s customers achieve Top Quartile performance through emerging Industrial Internet of Things technologies.”  

Emerson and Zedi’s software and automation businesses share a common vision of automating the production process through edge and cloud analytics and machine learning. The combined software and expertise of the two companies will provide producers with scalable and easily deployable end-to-end connected solutions to optimize and manage their operations.

Zedi’s software and automation businesses are based in Calgary, Canada, with approximately 155 employees in North America.

About Emerson 
Emerson (NYSE: EMR), headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global technology and engineering company providing innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial and residential markets. Our Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid and discrete manufacturers maximize production, protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs. Our Commercial & Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency and create sustainable infrastructure. For more information, visit Emerson.com.

Forward-Looking and Cautionary Statements
Statements in this press release that are not strictly historical may be “forward-looking” statements, which involve risks and uncertainties, and Emerson undertakes no obligation to update any such statements to reflect later developments. These risks and uncertainties include economic and currency conditions, market demand, pricing, protection of intellectual property, cybersecurity, tariffs, competitive and technological factors, among others, as set forth in the Company’s most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and subsequent reports filed with the SEC.

 

Zedi Automation as a Service enables monitoring and control of multiple lift methods

Posted by Zedi News on May 20, 2019 2:40:44 PM

Zedi Automation as a Service (ZAaaS) seamlessly integrates monitoring and control—otherwise known as complete turn-key automation—of every kind of lift system and production facility that’s out there. If you’re spending too much time wrestling with multiple vendors pointing fingers at each other when there is an issue—or if you’ve avoided fully automating your field operations because you think it’s going to be more trouble than it’s worth—check in on ZAaaS.

For existing systems, ZAaaS integrates all of your field monitoring and control into Zedi Access, where it gives you easy to read, real-time reports, alarms and remote control that helps you make even better decisions than ever before. If there’s question about data, hardware or software, you call one number and it’s solved.

 

This article examines the ease of installing and using the right automation at the well pad to monitor and control things like pump off controllers (rod pump), gas lift, plunger lift,  gas-assisted plunger lift, ESPs, PCPs, hydraulics and more while avoiding the potential stress of it all with the best possible decision making data and highest return.

Read the full story here from the Midland Reporter Telegraph 

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Zedi Inc. and Priority Artificial Lift Services LLC Announce Strategic Channel Partnership

Posted by Zedi News on Apr 10, 2019 9:28:22 AM

Automation as a Service for oil and gas production

HOUSTON, TX, April 10th, 2019 - (Boston Herald) Zedi Inc. is pleased to announce a strategic channel partnership with Priority Artificial Lift Services LLC. This channel partnership enables Priority the ability to offer their artificial lift customers Zedi Automation as a Service (ZAaaS) for plunger lift and gas assisted plunger lift to increase production, profits and sustainability.

Speed to automation in the field is pivotal for strong returns, exceeding robust production goals and increasing profit margins in the current US oil and gas production market. This need for speed for automation at the well pad is causing many production companies to think outside their traditional methods and look to outside sources for the engineering, best-practices and trusted advisors that will have their automation in the field up in running in weeks, instead of months or even years.

This article announces a channel partnership with Zedi that will enable Priority Artificial Lift Services the ability to offer the speed to automation for oil and gas production that is pivotal for strong returns and increasing profit margins for US producers.

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Ready for automation in your field? It’s easy and fast with Zedi’s Automation as a Service

Posted by Zedi News on Mar 26, 2019 3:20:51 PM

HOUSTON, March 21, 2019 (Houston Chronicle) - You can decide today to automate tanks, rod pumps and more, and have your system up and running in just a few weeks—without headaches and endless decisions.

That’s if you choose Zedi Automation as a Service (ZaaaS). If you’ve fast and easy automation for well pad to increase safety and profitsheard longer times—many weeks to several months—you’ve been talking to someone else.

Producers in the Permian are finding that it’s easy to decide you’re ready for automation technology for rod pumps, video surveillance, tanks, gas and liquid measurement, pump off controllers, ESPs, plunger or gas lift and saltwater disposal—but implementing it is more like climbing Mount Everest.

In this news article from the Houston Chronicle read about the beauty of ZAaaS (Zedi Automation as a Service)— tell Zedi what you want to accomplish, anything from just monitoring to full remote control, and they will make it happen fast and accurately. Zedi’s engineers have years of experience with a wide range of sensors, methods of collecting and communicating the data from the site to the cloud, and with reporting and alarm options. So you can relax, knowing they’ll install the most reliable and cost-effective equipment for your situation.

 

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Zedi’s Automation as a Service brings complete automation benefits faster

Posted by Zedi News on Mar 11, 2019 4:09:54 PM

HOUSTON, March 6, 2019 (Midland Reporter Telegraph) - You’re probably Automation as a service for oil and gas production to increase safety quicklyaware of the benefits of automating your oilfield procedures. Instant information means reduced downtime, fewer trips to the field (less driving on dangerous roads), extensive and instantaneous reporting data (no misplaced or unreadable tank readings) and so many other ways to streamline operations, boost production and make your people more efficient.

But there’s one thing that holds many operators back.

Implementation.

In this new article MRT uncovers that speed, simplicity and inclusion are the foundations of Zedi's Automation as a Service - ZAaaS in based on. Saving you weeks or months of setup time, thousands of dollars of investment, and getting your automation system up and running quickly and accurately to increase production, efficiencies and safety much sooner.

Click here to read the full article on the Midland Telegraph Reporter

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Zedi Automation as a Service streamlines oilfield automation

Posted by Zedi News on Mar 5, 2019 10:39:16 AM

HOUSTON, March 05, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Current oilfield conditions demand great leaps in efficiency and margins. Because of this, companies are leaning more and more on technology—but they may lack the time or resources to research, purchase, install and train on the most efficient oil and gas production technologies.

Understanding this production obstacle Zedi, a North American technology and services provider for oil and gas production companies, has released Zedi Automation as a Service (ZAaaS). This system slashes automation and control implementation times from the traditional months or years to weeks or less.Automation as a Service for oil and gas production

Under the idea of “Explore. Do,” Zedi Automation as a Service (ZAaaS) uses best-practice wellsite hardware to collect data, then integrates that into their advanced SCADA platform to quickly and accurately deliver data to decision makers. This quickly gives the company the tools  for the best decisions and time to focus on core business.

In this new article Globe Newswire examines how Zedi Automation as a Service can change how quickly oil and gas producers around the world can now get automation in their fields to increase production and profits leveraging best-practice hardware best suited to your needs in any environment without long wait times for engineering, or worries of financial return.

Click here to read the full article on Globe Newswire

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