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What is IoT in the context of Oil and Gas?
In this episode of Drill Down, we speak with EKT Interactive Sr. Associate and host of the Sound Off podcast Joe Perino. Joe will be moderating the keynote panel at the upcoming IoT in Oil and Gas Conference in Houston.
Joe offers some insight on whats to come including:
- How is IoT empowering oil and gas to do more with less
- How do we evaluate the benefits and setbacks during IoT implementations
- What is the C-Suite perspective on the IoT value proposition
Joe also introduces the keynote panel, which will include:
- Jim Claunch
- Richard Ward
- Randy Krotowski
- Dr. Mike Biddle
- Linda Salinas
IoT in Oil and Gas Podcast Series
IoT in Oil and Gas Conference
Whether you’re a major operator, contractor or technology solution provider, this is your chance to learn from insightful case studies and benchmark against industry best practice. You will also have plenty of opportunities to exchange ideas and network with peers to pursue commercial opportunities.
Results from a new survey by Deloitte forecasts 2017 as a year of recovery for commodity prices, with companies expected to gradually ramp up operational activity as demand increases. As a result, IoT technologies will play a crucial role in meeting productivity and cost reduction targets.
And the 3rd Annual IoT in Oil and Gas conference promises to be an even more comprehensive forum for IoT innovation. New developments and frameworks will be explored as companies focus on improving efficiency.
The event will explore how organizations can overcome emerging and existing challenges such as cyber security, lack of standardization, legacy installed bases, and liability of current technologies.
About Joe Perino
Joe brings over 40 years of experience in upstream, midstream and downstream. He has worked in engineering, maintenance, sales, marketing and business development, and technical, IT and management consulting.
Joe started his career with Diamond Shamrock as a process engineer, then spend 20 years with process automation and supply chain technology suppliers Emerson, Honeywell and i2, before joining the consulting ranks with IBM, Logica North America, KBC Advanced Technologies, and Schlumberger Business Consulting.
Joe was involved early on with the Digital Oilfield concept and has consulted on production efficiency and effectiveness improvements for KOC, Pemex, Petrobras, Sonangol and Statoil, and was a member of the Shell Smart Fields and Chevron iFields teams while at Schlumberger.
Today he focuses on using technology to improve the business as Digital Oilfield (DO) has evolved into technology-enabled Operational Excellence and now sees IoT, Big Data and Analytics as the next step in the evolution in DO. He works with several firms as a content contributor, in business development and as a podcaster on EKT Interactive, Inc. Joe holds an B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame and an M.S. in Finance from the University of Houston. He has also completed executive education at Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management and Harvard Business School. He is active in the AIChE, ISA, COS, NOIA, OESI, SPE and Oil Council.