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Evaluating Cloud HPC for Oil and Gas Applications

Published: 17 November 2015

ID: G00274724

Analyst(s): Biswajeet Mahapatra, Morgan Eldred


CIOs and IT leaders need to leverage cloud high-performance computing for upstream modeling and engineering modeling in order to provide cost and scalability efficiencies.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Evaluate the Pros and Cons in Building the Business Case for Moving Upstream Modeling and Engineering Modeling to the Cloud
  • Examine Use Cases to Determine Scalability, as Well as the Cost Benefit of Running These Solutions in the Cloud Versus In-House to Further Build Out the Business Case
  • Develop a Risk Mitigation Plan to Guide the Movement to the Cloud

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