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ASCEND 2017 a Huge Success!

ASCEND 2017 a Huge Success!
12/28/2017
This year’s ASCEND, which took place November 13 through 15 at the JW Marriot in San Antonio, Texas, was our best year yet! A crowd of over 450 upstream oil and gas professionals and industry leaders from over 300 distinct companies across 19 different states descended upon San...

Top 6 Benefits of Leveraging an Automated Workflow in Upstream Oil and Gas Back Offices

12/15/2017
Automated workflows help oil and gas teams minimize errors and save time on important tasks. Due to the current price of oil, upstream operators are looking for ways to accomplish more with less – and automated workflows are just the tool to help. Without further ado, check out...

Donations for a Difference

10/26/2017
See how your monetary donation at last year’s ASCEND conference is making a positive change in the lives of four families in Haiti. At ASCEND 2016, we partnered with New Story to raise funds in an effort to build two new homes for families in need in Haiti...

A Day in the Life of the Modern Field Operator

Data collection and reporting of mission-critical information become much easier with mobile technology, making pumping by exception a reality
07/13/2017
Data collection and reporting of mission-critical information become much easier with mobile technology, making pumping by exception a reality This article was originally featured in Energy Voice . Oil and gas production data is the lifeblood of every upstream company and it’s the field operators ’ responsibility to...

5 Queries That Every Oil and Gas Land Professional Should Be Using

5 Queries That Every Oil and Gas Land Professional Should Be Using
07/10/2017
Queries give teams options and help them get the most out of their assets Confession … I own a minivan. And you know what convinced me to sell my sweet, 300-horsepower, all-wheel-drive Acura to buy one? Data. I looked at a side-by-side comparison of all my options and...

Big Data in the Oilfield

Big Data in the Oilfield
07/03/2017
How data can be brought to bear on the everyday through predictive analytics This article was originally featured in Energy Voice . It’s not the data itself, but the ability to put it toward some useful task that matters. In the oilfield, a simple yet powerful way of...

A Lease's Tale: The Best Way to Master Oil & Gas Lease Acquisitions

A Lease's Tale: The Best Way to Master Oil & Gas Lease Acquisitions
07/03/2017
Mobile capabilities and automated processes are helping upstream companies slash lease cycles from months to weeks Where will you be six months from now? Not quite sure? Yeah, me neither. But if you’re a just-acquired oil and gas lease, you probably have a pretty good idea of where...

How to Simplify the Shut-in Royalty Payment Process in 5 Easy Steps

How to Simplify the Shut-in Royalty Payment Process in 5 Easy Steps
06/12/2017
Well shut-in payments are complex, but following a few best practices makes them a whole lot easier “The oil and gas shut-in royalty payment process is the easiest process on the planet to manage. I can do it in my sleep, it’s so easy.” When was the last...

Attention Oil and Gas IT Professionals: Looking to Put an End to Your Reporting Stress? Here’s How.

06/08/2017
Self-service business intelligence takes the reporting onus off IT teams and empowers individual business users Imagine… You’re an IT professional at an upstream oil and gas company. You’re sitting at your desk working on an important data-security project for your boss’s boss. Then, dinggg. It’s an email from...

8 Challenges That Canadian E&P Companies Are up Against Today

8 Challenges That Canadian E&P Companies Are up Against Today
05/11/2017
Oil and gas organizations must be willing to create and embrace change The saying “lower for longer” has officially reached cliché status, but that doesn’t make it not true. Canadian E&P companies are trying to make things work with an oil price that’s teetering in the mid-$40s to...