Weekliii Round-Up: Digital Oilfield Technology and Spatial Data Discovery on the Web
Wind down your day by reading up on our top #DailyBrainCandiii posts this week. With news on Spatial Data Discovery from the convenience of your favorite web browser to the application of buzzworthy technology in the Oil and Gas industry, it is all here. Enjoy!
This past month, the US Energy Department forecasted that the country would be a net energy exporter by year 2022. The original forecast held that this would not occur until approximately 2028. Surging natural gas exports, higher crude shipments, and robust fuel flows will help to spur this prediction along, allowing the US to gain a title is has not held since 1953. Learn more about those factors that will likely play into this milestone for the industry in this post from CNBC.
While you are busy prepping your Easter egg hunt this weekend (or not), we have a few hidden - and not so hidden - Easter eggs we are itching to tell you about in regards to Integrated Marco Mystic. They may not contain candy, but it is the next best thing for those Geographic Information System (GIS) professionals maintaining enterprise data stores.
If you have had an eye on the news, social media, or....really, anywhere...you may recognize a few of the hottest technology buzzwords of the last year. While many of these technologies are associated with concepts far flung from Petroleum and Natural Gas, they are finally finding their way to applications in industries never dreamed. Find out more about how technologies like blockchain, Internet of Things (IOT), and wearables are being leveraged within the digital oilfield in this #DailyBrainCandiii post.
This week we announced the latest recipient of our yearly scholarship, the Integrated Informatics Award of Excellence, provided to an Engineering student at Memorial University in St. John's, NL. Read up on our News section.
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