SPE Online Education
Session III - Digital Oilfield (DO) in Business
Recorded On: 12/07/2017
In this third of a series, Tony will present and discuss the following topics:
1. Developing a business case: Quantitative and Qualitative Business Cases
2. Getting started: Piloting IO and DOF; Building a Programme; Scaling and Sustaining
3. Applications to: Oil and Gas; onshore and offshore, unconventionals; LNG, drilling, mining, others
4. IO and DOF for major projects
5. What is next for IO and DOF (big data / analytics, IT/OT, etc.)
To purchase this course as part of the series, go to: Digital Oilfield Series: From Infancy to Current Day.
CEO, Stepchange Global Limited
Dr. Edwards has extensive experience in the oil and gas exploration and production industry worldwide. He holds a BA degree from Keele University in Geology and Chemistry, and a Doctorate in Petrology from the University of Manchester. He had a 17 year career with BP that spanned from R&D through to front line operations and project management.
Tony was a founder member of BP’s Integrated Operations Program, Field of the Future, and was subsequently the global director for the Advanced Collaborative Environment Program. In 2006 he moved to BG-Group to launch its digital oilfield program and three years later, in January 2009 he founded Stepchange Global, a dedicated digital oilfield advisory company. He has served as advisor to Statoil, BP, PETRONAS, ConocoPhillips, Total, Santos, Origin Energy, BHP Billiton, GAZPROM and ExxonMobil on their Integrated Operations strategies. Over the last four years Tony has combined his operational experience in running unmanned platforms with Digital Oilfield to advise on radically minimum manned operational and project concepts that are lower in CAPEX and OPEX while delivering improved safety and reliability.
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