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Blockchain in Oil and Gas Canada & IoT in Oil and Gas Canada


Keeping you at the leading edge of technology in the digital oilfield.

The oil and gas industry might seem to be inflexible, resistant to change and conservative. In the span of last 5 years, the efficiency has improved by over 500%. The industry is starting to adopt new technologies and at much faster pace than before.

Recently there has been wide recognition that blockchain will impact and disrupt oil and gas across multiple use cases. IoT offers a chance for oil and gas to compete in a commoditized world, it is the future of the oil and gas industry. This event will focus on using IoT to drive down costs and increase efficiencies and pave the way to the future.

Over the course of three days in February, attendees will gain an understanding of how blockchain is changing the industry; meet top oil and gas operators and hear presentations about how blockchain is being used in the field. This conference will give attendees the edge to stay ahead of competition & will equip them with the tools, techniques and practical knowledge to take the next steps in the digital transformation of oil and gas.

Energy Conference Network’s CEO, Symon Rubens said “This conference is the must attend event in Calgary for oil and gas. It is great to see all the Canadian oil and gas companies come together in one place to learn and innovate together”.

These 2 separate events comprise a considered mix of panel sessions, case studies and key note presentations addressing the entire value proposition for emerging technologies with a focus on IoT and blockchain.

Industry leaders, financial companies and entrepreneurs will present use cases of blockchain, smart ledgers, IoT and machine learning (AI) to solve real life problems in drilling, resource management, factories, refineries and transportation.

With heavy hitters such as Rebecca Hofmann, US Blockchain Strategy & Innovation, Equinor; Joy Romero, Vice President, Technology and Innovation, Canadian Natural Resources Limited; Mark Sombach, Group Lead Digital Tech Development (R&D), Cenovus Energy; and Soheil Asgarpour, President, PTAC included in the speaker panel, the Blockchain in Oil and Gas & IoT in Oil and Gas, Canada Conferences producer, William Winkler said “It is great to see how Blockchain and IoT are converging in Alberta Oil and Gas, as we see the advancement of sensor technology corresponding with blockchains ability to utilization this exponential increasing data set”.

These conferences offer insights on the entire value proposition for technology. From concept and technology, infrastructure requirements, costs, timelines and ROI, through best in class case studies for use to roll out strategies and future proofing.

Calgary, Alberta

February 12th, 13th & 14th, 2019

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Written by Ravi Gupat

Ravi grew up in India and graduated in Economics. He is a serial entrepreneur who has founded and exited several companies in tech and media over the past 15 years. He is also an early stage investor and advisor in various blockchain-based companies.


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