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Immersive Digital: The Future of Operations in Oil and Gas

Published: 22 September 2017

ID: G00336405

Analyst(s): Simon Cushing


Digitalization is leading toward real-time remotely controlled and highly automated operations. CIOs will have a central role in orchestrating and delivering the integration and capabilities required to create the immersive digital platforms that realize this goal.

Table Of Contents


  • Modeling and Visualization Technologies Will Pave the Way to Optimization by Realizing an Integrated Platform Facilitating New Ways of Working
    • The Digital Twin
    • 3D Modeling and Visualization
    • AR and VR
  • Integration of Systems and Work Processes Across Traditional KPIs Will Be Needed to Overcome Barriers to Achieving Optimization With Recognized Digital Technologies

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