Oil and Gas

Make the competition nervous with AI and IoT for your physical assets.

Written by Joe Berti | April 11, 2019 | Asset Management, Manufacturing, Oil and Gas

People in charge of managing the performance of physical assets in industries such as energy and utilities, mining and real estate are now reducing overall maintenance costs by 5-10 percent.1 They’re also increasing equipment uptime and availability by 10-20 percent.2 If results like these don’t make their competitors nervous, I don’t know what will. These ...read more


There’s a new superhero in town: DATA, keeping your workers safe

Written by Chris O'Connor | October 18, 2018 | Energy and Utilities, Manufacturing, Oil and Gas

Welcome to a new edition of our Get Connected series about worker safety. Today, we are going to discuss the most important aspect of your organization: your people and their ability to safely be dispatched to keep the assets in your environment running. With 178 work related accidents every 15 seconds, and 374 million non-fatal injuries ...read more


Genius of Things Houston: through the eyes of our business partners

Written by Yacellys Cabrera | May 30, 2018 | Events, Oil and Gas

The IBM Genius of Things (GoT) Houston event held on May 8th was an intimate event focused on the Oil and Gas Industry. The day involved IBM, business partners, and client-led sessions. Each presenter spoke in-depth about the power of digital transformation enabled by IoT, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning. While enjoying this wonderfully ...read more


Nine “genius” moments with the oil and gas industry in Houston

Written by Laura Langendorf | May 14, 2018 | Continuous Engineering, Energy and Utilities, Events...

“Everything’s bigger in Texas.” At least that’s those of us who live here like to say. Yet when it comes to the oil and gas, and the petrochemical industries, we’re pretty spot on. It started with the first oil gusher in 1901. And now, Texas produces more than one-third of the nation’s crude oil and ...read more


Achieving EAM excellence in Oil and Gas

Written by Matt Alexander | June 23, 2017 | Asset Management, Oil and Gas

Oil and gas companies are facing major changes due to an era of lower oil and gas prices. Energy companies are increasing their investments in analytics, mobile, and Internet of Things capabilities. These investments will help them to reduce costs, improve operations and be more secure. The companies are connecting their processes, people and their ...read more


Improving worker safety with wearables

Written by Chris O'Connor | June 23, 2016 | Energy and Utilities, Manufacturing, Oil and Gas...

According to the International Labor Organization every 15 seconds, 151 workers have a work-related accident. The global number of non-fatal occupational accidents reaches a staggering 317 million, annually. Even more concerning, 321,000 people die each year from occupational accidents. Work accidents remain a huge, cross-industry problem, despite safety regulations and procedures. Even a non-fatal injury can have a ...read more