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Hype Cycle for Oil and Gas, 2019

Published: 06 August 2019

ID: G00370358

Analyst(s): Nicole Foust, Rich McAvey, Simon Cushing


Oil and gas companies have become eager to adopt new digital technologies and transform their operating practices. This Hype Cycle provides CIOs with deep assessments for 37 capabilities and technologies with the highest potential to improve oil and gas business performance.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off The Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • AI Bots in Oil and Gas
    • Autonomous Underwater Vehicles in Oil and Gas
    • Artificial General Intelligence
    • Augmented Intelligence
    • Autonomous Mobile Robots in Oil and Gas
    • Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality in Oil and Gas
  • At the Peak
    • Blockchain in Oil and Gas
    • Cloud HPC for Upstream Modeling
    • Digital Twins in Oil and Gas
    • Edge Computing
    • Conversational User Interfaces
    • Product-Centric Delivery Model
    • 3D Printing in Oil and Gas
    • Robotic Process Automation
    • Machine Learning
    • Remote Operations
    • Integrated Planning and Operations
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Design Thinking
    • Geospatial Platform
    • Digital Dexterity
    • Internet of Things in Oil and Gas
    • API Management PaaS
    • Mobility in Oil and Gas
    • Data Lakes
    • Upstream Modeling Suites
    • Portfolio Management Solutions
    • API Economy
    • Operational Technology Security
    • Asset Performance Management
    • IT/OT Alignment
  • Climbing the Slope
    • DevOps
    • Asset Investment Planning
    • Cloud-Based Engineering Information Management
    • Cloud Computing
    • Hydrocarbon Accounting Platforms
    • Petroleum Economic Solutions
    • Drones in Oil and Gas
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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