There are multiple use cases for virtual presence technology within oil and gas. Whether it’s used for live video inspections, health, safety, and environment inspections, or remote asset maintenance and repairs, virtual presence is a rapid response for troubleshooting on the rig.

Virtual presence brings the eyes and ears of experts into the field – or in this case on to the rig – to help diagnose and solve problems quicker than it would take to fly an expert down.

With the help of Onsight Rugged Smart Cameras and Cisco Spark, Noble Drilling decreased its downtime by six percent in approximately a year.

The article Point and Troubleshoot in Upstream Technology explores these areas where Noble Drilling is seeing results from using virtual presence:

  1. Reducing Downtime
  2. Building a library of data
  3. Saving on travel cost and time

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“We’ve had the same problems for 25 to 30 years, and now we’re
using new technology to reduce the problems and make our
equipment more reliable and share the knowledge across 32
rigs,”

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Point and Troubleshoot in Upstream Technology

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