Digital Oil and Gas
What you'll learn
- Definitions of digital terminology
- Leading digital technologies impacting oil and gas
- Pace and nature of impacts of digital technologies on oil and gas
- Management challenges of adopting digital innovations in oil and gas
- High level understanding of the oil and gas industry
- General awareness of digital technologies
Digital technologies are poised to make an impact on the oil and gas industry, but when? What will be the impacts? Which technologies will have the greatest impact? How big will the impact be? How will these technologies be best implemented? How can companies, suppliers, regulators and employees prepare for these changes? What does this mean for your oil and gas career?
The combination of COVID19 and the pressures to reduce fossil fuel emissions is creating great pressure on the industry to modernize as much and as fast as possible. Digital tools are among the few remaining ways that the industry can improve costs, productivity and climate impacts with one stroke.
This course (Version 3.0) is the on-line version of the one-day in-person seminar offered by the course instructor to oil companies and services companies around the world. Described as “the definitive guide to preparing your career for digital in oil and gas”, Digital Oil and Gas is a one-stop place to learn about digital in the industry.
Participants learn the terminology and backstory to digital innovation in the industry, a framework for thinking about digital technologies, the maturity and impact of leading technologies, and the likely opportunities in upstream, midstream and downstream.
The instructor holds regular office hours via a Facebook group exclusively for Udemy students to answer questions about the course, discuss hot industry topics, and interview guests.
The course is based on the bestselling book, ‘Bits, Bytes, and Barrels: The Digital Transformation of Oil and Gas’, available on Amazon, Audible, iTunes and many other on-line book shops.
Who this course is for:
- oil and gas industry professionals
- technology industry professionals
- field service companies
- consultants to oil and gas
Geoffrey Cann is an international author, professional speaker, trainer, and broadcaster to the Oil and Gas industry. Following an early career with Imperial Oil, he became a partner at Deloitte, where he carried out hundreds of consulting assignments in Canada, the US, Korea, Japan, Hong Kong, China, Australia and the Caribbean over a 30 year career. Today, he specialises in digital innovation in Oil and Gas, teaches a 1-day seminar on digital oil and gas, produces a weekly article and podcast on digital issues in energy, and has published his first book, Bits, Bytes, and Barrels: The Digital Transformation of Oil and Gas, available on Amazon. He is a contributing author to Machine Learning and Data Science in Oil and Gas: Best Practices, Tools and Case Studies, available from Elsevier.
His latest book, Carbon, Capital, and the Cloud: A Playbook for Digital Oil and Gas, was released in March, 2022.