There’s no denying it— Alberta oil and gas companies receive their fair share of criticism from environmentally-conscious citizens, both within the province and across the country and globe. And while it will likely always be a polarizing topic, there are many facts that show Alberta is leading the way (at a global level) when it comes to environmental best practices.
The strides Alberta has taken to minimize the environmental impact of oil and gas production must be acknowledged and analyzed— not just so they can be celebrated, but so we can learn from what is working and set the foundations required for a sustainable future.
In today’s world, internet access is considered a basic necessity for most businesses— and Energy and Utility companies are no exception. The problem? These companies are often operating from a remote rig site that is hundreds (or even thousands) of miles away from the nearest urban center.
What does this mean for their connectivity? More often than not, it means starting from scratch. In some cases, basic communication equipment is left behind by a construction crew, but it is rarely capable of meeting the current and future needs of the company.
Businesses across all industries have been forced to evaluate their priorities and be more cautious with their financial budgets in 2020— and the energy and utility sector is no exception.
Oil and gas, petrochemical, mining and electrical companies are all reassessing their immediate and future needs in an effort to remain viable in the wake of COVID-19.
Control system migrations are a major undertaking. And as such, they need to be executed by highly-knowledgeable and specialized engineers.
In our last blog post, The Importance of Migrating Legacy Systems to Modern Solutions, we discussed the various risks associated with relying on outdated control systems, as well as the benefits that come with proactive maintenance and upgrades.
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