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The Digital Twin in oil and gas: How far have we come?

The Digital Twin in oil and gas: How far have we come?

We started discussing the idea of Digital Twins in our industries a couple of years ago. When I investigated the popularity of the search term over the last 5 years, it shows that it is now googled more often than ever before. To put that into perspe ...

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My. Power. Is. Out. Again!!!

The US power grid is an extremely reliable network of power distribution equipment, wires, and cables inclusive of generation, storage and time varying loads.  Despite the complexity of the distribution grid, the power networks remain as reliable as ...

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New insights show the value of open ocean data

New insights show the value of open ocean data

We know that we must take better care of our planet and the oceans. And to get technological advances in these fields, we need to take better care of all the data describing them. But why, and how? As engineers and data scientists, we have to show th ...

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Pipeline leak detection: Tackling the uncertainties

Pipeline leak detection: Tackling the uncertainties

Pipeline safety and leak detection All of us involved in the pipeline industry seek to eliminate leaks, be they catastrophic or relatively minor.  We at DNV GL have been at the forefront of these efforts and continue to invest heavily in advancing ...

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A Christmas Carol - Pipeline ecosystem edition

A Christmas Carol - Pipeline ecosystem edition

Season's greetings from the Pipeline Ecosystem team A Christmas Carol - Pipeline edition     The pipeline ecosystem team at DNV GL want to wish all their customers, followers, friends and acquaintances a very happy Christmas and h ...

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Will the Tesla Model 3 Disrupt the Utility Grid ?

Will the Tesla Model 3 Disrupt the Utility Grid ?

I recently sat down with a Tesla owner to see how their experience has been and if they have noticed any impact to their electricity bill since adding the fast charging wall connector and an additional 100 amp circuit. Tesla Model S Charging As I p ...

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Increasing safety and pipeline performance through application systems redundancy

Increasing safety and pipeline performance through application systems redundancy

Redundancy in leak detection systems increases pipeline safety  and performance Ensuring the availability of operationally critical systems is fundamental to oil and gas pipeline performance and safety.  For this blog post I am delighted to introd ...

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Going to the Cloud - The Benefits of Being There

Going to the Cloud - The Benefits of Being There

A cornerstone of DNV GL’s Pipeline Software Ecosystem initiative is its new software applications for the cloud. There are very appealing high level benefits for moving to the cloud. As a decision maker or software end-user in a company considering going to the cloud, you probably ask yourself, “What’s in it for me and my company?” ...

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Smart or genius: How do you rate pipeline risk and integrity management?

Smart or genius: How do you rate pipeline risk and integrity management?

Has the pipeline industry learnt from incidents in other industry sectors? How effectively have we incorporated these into our pipeline integrity and risk management processes and software tools? ...

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An ecosystem of pipeline solutions

An ecosystem of pipeline solutions

How comfortable are you with your decision support metrics? Let me ask a question to all pipeline operators and gas utilities. How  would you grade your quantitative assessments, KPIs or metrics that you base strategic and operational decisions upo ...

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