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Halliburton Partnering with Microsoft, Accenture to Build Cloud-based Digital Platforms

Halliburton Partnering with Microsoft, Accenture to Build Cloud-based Digital Platforms

Halliburton Co., considered the No. 2 oilfield services (OFS) operators in the world, has clinched a five-year strategic agreement with Microsoft Corp. and Accenture to improve digital capabilities.  Through the agreement, Halliburton would be able to finalize its transition to cloud-based digital platforms. The Houston-based operator is also expanding its customer offerings through enhancing real-time platforms…

July 23, 2020
SoCalGas Turning to Fuel Cells to Produce Electricity

SoCalGas Turning to Fuel Cells to Produce Electricity

Sempra Energy’s Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) is producing near carbon-free electricity at two of its largest Los Angeles area facilities with fuel cell microgrids that operate on natural gas, renewable natural gas or hydrogen. SoCalGas is using Bloom Energy solid oxide fuel cells that reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHG), air pollutants and the cost…

July 22, 2020
NARUC Partnership with DOE to Explore Emerging Natural Gas Technologies

NARUC Partnership with DOE to Explore Emerging Natural Gas Technologies

To share information on novel technologies and investments in natural gas, the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) has announced a partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The partnership follows the success of the NARUC-DOE Natural Gas Infrastructure Modernization Partnership (NGIMP) in 2016, which created numerous educational handbooks on natural gas.  The…

July 21, 2020
Exelon Funding 10 Startups to Advance $20M Climate Change Investment Initiative

Exelon Funding 10 Startups to Advance $20M Climate Change Investment Initiative

Exelon Corp. and the Exelon Foundation plan to spend a combined $1 million for 10 startups working to develop technologies to mitigate and build resilience to the effects of climate change. The utility and its philanthropic group’s funding are part of a $20 million Climate Change Investment Initiative (2c2i) planned over 10 years for early…

July 20, 2020
LNG Q&A: Emsurge Founder Talks Technology, Better Connecting Global Natural Gas Market

LNG Q&A: Emsurge Founder Talks Technology, Better Connecting Global Natural Gas Market

Editor’s Note: The following segment is one in a series by NGI’s LNG Insight focused on exploring how the global liquefied natural gas (LNG) market works. The conversations in this series will also analyze news and the issues that matter most to the industry in North America and beyond. Melissa Lindsay is the founder of…

July 14, 2020

DOE Funding More Oil, Natural Gas Technology Projects

The Department of Energy (DOE) is providing up to $39 million for research and development projects aimed at improving oil and natural gas technologies, including those for offshore wells, methane mitigation and transmission.

April 18, 2019

ExxonMobil, Microsoft Say Sky’s the Limit as They Take Permian Ops into Cloud

ExxonMobil Corp., whose Permian Basin leasehold holds an estimated 9.5 billion boe resources base across 1.6 million acres, has launched a partnership with Microsoft Corp. to create the largest oil and natural gas acreage ever to use cloud technology.

February 25, 2019

Schlumberger, Rockwell Creating Digital Oilfield Know It All

Schlumberger Ltd. is taking its reservoir technology and combining it with industrial automation and information created by Rockwell Automation to help oil and natural gas customers improve the value of their investments.

February 22, 2019

Zinke Says Interior Must Partner With Industry to Better Understand Energy Sector Technology

With a workforce of about 70,000 employees, many of whom are older and set to retire within the next five years, Secretary Ryan Zinke said the Department of the Interior (DOI) must partner with the natural gas industry in order to get a firmer grasp of emerging technology in the energy sector.

June 29, 2018

Emerging Technologies Likely to Improve U.S. Oil, Gas Business, Say Execs

U.S. oil and natural gas executives are looking to incorporate emerging technologies to improve business operations, but they do not expect artificial intelligence (AI) or automation to eliminate jobs, according to KPMG’s 2018 U.S. Energy Outlook Survey.

April 23, 2018
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