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Velodyne’s Popular VLP-16 3D LiDAR Puck Guides ESIGELEC Team to Win in First ARGOS Challenge Oil & Gas Robotics Competition

November 11, 2015 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Oil & Gas, Sensors

MORGAN HILL, Calif., Nov. 10, 2015—Isolated and potentially vulnerable, offshore oil drilling platforms would seem ideal destinations for next-generation robots. That’s precisely the inspiration behind the ARGOS Challenge, an international robotics competition…

Landpoint Named Engineering Company of the Year in Oil & Gas Awards For Use of Drones

October 28, 2015 - in Corporate, Oil & Gas, Surveying/Mapping

THE WOODLANDS, TX, Oct. 26, 2015—Landpoint was named Oil & Gas Engineering Company of the Year for 2015, marking the second consecutive year to…

Arithmetica Launches 360 Degree Video Imaging for Oil and Gas at Offshore Europe

Shepperton Studios, Aug. 19, 2015—Arithmetica, the company behind SphereVision, will showcase its 360 degree video imaging solutions at the Society…

The Installed Base of Wireless M2M Devices in the Oil & Gas Industry to Reach 1.25 Million by 2019

August 14, 2015 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Oil & Gas, Sensors

Gothenburg, Sweden, Aug. 14, 2015—According to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, the number of devices featuring cellular or satellite connectivity deployed in oil & gas applications worldwide was 0.5 million at the end of 2014.…

Trimble Introduces Outage Management Planning and Response Solution for Natural Gas Utilities

May 20, 2015 - in Energy, Maintenance, Oil & Gas, Products

GRAPEVINE, Texas, May 19, 2015—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today the availability of Trimble GasOMS system, an integrated outage management solution that enables natural gas utilities to model and simulate outage planning, streamline service restoration…

U.S. DOT Proposes New Rules for the Safe Transportation of Crude Oil, Flammable Materials

July 24, 2014 - in Oil & Gas, Projects, Rail, Transportation

The U.S. Department of Transportation today released the details of its comprehensive rulemaking proposal to improve the safe transportation of large quantities of flammable materials by rail - particularly crude oil and ethanol - in the form of a Notice of…

Energy Mapping Firm Introduces New Online and Mobile Applications

December 13, 2013 - in Analysis, Corporate, Energy, Oil & Gas

Energy mapping firm, MAPSearch, has developed two additional platforms for displaying and analyzing their oil and gas infrastructure data based on their existing online platform, ENvision.  ENvision Express seeks to fulfill the needs of users who require…

RST GEO Unveils Innovative Mapping and Engineering Technology

October 23, 2013 - in Corporate, Modeling, Oil & Gas

RST Global Communications, LLC has announced the formation of RST GEO, a digital mapping and engineering solutions company aimed at helping customers improve their bottom line. RST GEO’s state-of-the-art technology can be used to provide construction mapping…

PennWell Acquires the Oil & Gas Pipeline Conference

August 29, 2013 - in Announcement, Energy, Oil & Gas, Pipelines

PennWell Corporation recently acquired the Oil & Gas Pipeline Conference from Willbros Engineers and entered into an agreement with the Geospatial Information & Technology Association to produce the annual conference and exhibition. The 22nd annual…

Oil and Gas Boom is Straining the Country’s Infrastructure

July 19, 2013 - in Energy, Oil & Gas

Over the past few years, the U.S. fracking boom has taken a great many people by surprise. Companies have been producing so much oil and gas that it’s now putting a strain on America’s energy infrastructure. Case in point: The Energy Information Administration…