AVEVA and Schlumberger have reportedly announced an agreement to integrate AI, edge, and cloud digital solutions to aid operators in optimizing the production of oil and gas. The companies will collaborate to streamline the way energy operators receive, process as well as action field data for improved wellsite performance and efficiency. The initial emphasis of the partnership includes connecting edge systems to applications in the environment of DELFI* cognitive E&P to better optimize performance and manage equipment health.
Rajeev Sonthalia, the President, Digital & Integration at Schlumberger stated that this collaboration brings together the company’s cloud and edge solutions with the AVEVA PI System™ to smoothly liberate access to data accelerating action and insights. He added that the integration of Schlumberger’s domain expertise, safe edge technology, and digital applications with AVEVA in the DELFI environment will help the company in enabling consumers to transform their production operations and increase efficiency.
Andrew McCloskey, the Chief Technology Officer at AVEVA, quoted that digital transformation of crucial infrastructure needs a planned vision that cuts across technology to attain profitable business results, drive efficiency, and deliver sustainability. He also said that recent macroeconomic events have spotlighted the necessity for flexibility across all industries. AVEVA’s partnership with Schlumberger will drive engineering efficiency and operational agility whilst allowing faster delivery of new products and services to make operations, as well as assets, run more smoothly.
The partnership will bring the cloud and IoT capabilities of both companies to the market. This includes the capabilities of the data management platform of the AVEVA PI System as well as the domain expertise of Schlumberger and analytical abilities offed by Agora edge AI and IoT solutions along with the DELFI environment. The firms also strategize joint tech integrations, service support and sales as well as go-to-market activity.
For the record, Schlumberger is a tech company that collaborates with consumers to access energy.