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Digital Energy Journal | January-February 2022


January-February 2022

February 2022


  • Assess your organizational data skills – and understand where you can improve. Data management consultant Jess Kozman holds workshops in Australia to help businesses do just that


  • Data Mesh at Equinor – Equinor finds the concept of “data mesh” very useful in its digital transformation. Sun Maria Lehmann and Jorn Olmein explained

  • Integrate engineering data like Google Maps – The oil and gas industry would benefit from an integrated digital platform to operate on. Gunnar Staff, Technical Advisory Lead, Cognite, shared some insights

  • Facilitate migration to OSDU – Many people in oil and gas companies are hesitant to transfer all their data to “another platform”. CGI’s Michaël van der Haven shared some ways forward

  • Data organization before OSDU – companies have to decide if they will organize and connect it before ingesting it, and whether to opt for an automated or manual method. Schlumberger’s Jamie Cruise outlined the options

  • What good research looks like – exactly the results you want, search multiple systems at once and have taxonomies you can reuse in other systems, said Lee Hatfield of Flare Solutions

  • UKCS Data Maturity – companies sit on a wide range. TLB’s Dave Mackinnon discussed the result

  • Bringing O&G data skills to new areas of the energy industry – Jess Kozman, Information Management Consultant, shared her insights

  • Public dashboards of OGA’s production data – Robert Swiergon, OGA Technical Data Manager, explained how it works

  • Farewell Speech by Ross Philo as CEO of Energisticsgiven at the SPDM meeting in November, with an unexpected departure of former colleagues


  • Work remotely with the help of a managed IT service provider (MSP) – how much an MSP can do to help businesses meet cybersecurity and productivity challenges. Scott Davidson, Managing Director of MSP ISN Solutions explains

  • Siemens and the “brutal truth” about IIOT – Industrial IoT projects rarely offer quick wins, require more than CEO support, and can fail if you insist on building your own software or getting feedback after a year. Some tips from Siemens


  • Cyren is a better way to stop phishing emails – rather than trying to scan all messages for phishing before they arrive in an inbox, there are technologies that follow all the links in them to see where they lead

  • Will Colonial Pipeline motivate hackers to keep trying? Ransomware operators are learning from experience, as they learned during an attack on a Los Angeles hospital in 2016, that hospitals pay ransoms. We spoke to expert Paul Prudhomme


  • Why blockchain is good for smart contracts – Blockchain is not the only technology we can use to enable smart contracts, but it generates momentum in the implementation of smart contract systems. Data Gumbo’s Andrew Bruce explains more

  • Smart contracts related to equipment operations – It is possible for oil and gas companies to have smart contracts that automatically trigger when certain equipment factors are met, using Kongsberg’s Kognitwin integrated with Data Gumbo’s smart grids

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