The Oil & Gas industry has truly pushed the boundaries over time, and delivered projects that were considered unthinkable not too long ago. The moment a project is delivered and production starts, the innovative mindset often changes, and the Oil & Gas industry ‘suddenly’ becomes a risk-averse industry. There are various good reasons for that. Every day we need to remind ourselves that we’re dealing with hydrocarbons. We want to make the most of our assets, and not unnecessarily experiment with new approaches to put humans, production, environment, reputation or careers at risk. ‘No one’ wants to be the first, and the word ‘new’ scares people off.
And the above is not unique for Oil & Gas…
But this doesn’t mean that there is no room for technology & innovation to get the most out of existing assets or to enhance projects.
The good news is: technology deployment can be done.read MORE