Modernising oil and gas
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  1. 1. Modernising oil and gas operations Mobile strategies improve companies’ responses to a range of operational challenges, according to oil and gas executives surveyed by The Economist Intelligence Unit. Oil and gas executives view mobile technologies as particularly helpful to decision-makers’ real-time understanding and response to: achieving high productivity and capacity scheduling and crew management 80% 76% crisis or emergency management 82% preventing failures environmental safety and sustainability 65% 56% Yet these executives are less satisfied with their companies’ productivity than their peers in utilities and mining. Only 68% compared with rate their productivity as above average for their industry, 56 Many also believe their companies lag in innovation. 22% 20% % 78% 74% mining utilities above average average below average Oil and gas companies continue to face technical constraints in the field, especially in remote or hazardous locations. Spotty wireless connections 34% Mobile devices that are not sufficiently reliable or safe Inadequate data collection Inadequate data communication 28% 22% 42% 46% 30% 38% 20% All locations Remote or hazardous locations But as these constraints fall away with further improvements in technology, productivity gains will follow. Smartphones and tablets will be key to that future. Top devices for accessing information in the field: TODAY: 20% 64% Laptops 38% 26% Smartphones Tablets Radios 5 YEARS FROM NOW: 62% 56% 28% Smartphones Tablets Laptops © The Economist Intelligence Unit 2014. All rights reserved. www.economistinsights.com/m-energy 28% Handheld computers sap.com/mobile-oilandgas

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