Surviving the Surprise Inspection

Imagine this: a surprise inspection hits your rig, and you DON’T need to worry. It’s not a fantasy, it’s reality. Despite the industry wanting more autonomy and less interference from agencies, surprise inspections still show that many offshore rigs are committing serious safety violations. The increase in inspections are a result of the Deepwater Horizon accident Read more about Surviving the Surprise Inspection[…]

How One Customer Exceeded Safety Goals with WSR

The oil and gas industry continues to rebound from the downturn a few years ago. Prices fell, and companies were forced to lay off good employees. For a while, things looked bleak. Even as prices improved, attrition grew as newcomers to the industry filled the roles of those who left during layoffs. Luckily, a few Read more about How One Customer Exceeded Safety Goals with WSR[…]

Oil and Data walk into a bar…

It’s a recurring theme over and over again – data is a company’s most valuable asset. Search “data valuable asset” on Google and get over 12 million search results, a shocking number of which compares data to the king of valuable assets: oil. Here at Wellsite Report, we wonder, why not have both? Oil and Read more about Oil and Data walk into a bar…[…]

OSHA Fines Suck. Wellsite Report Doesn’t.

In 2016, OSHA shared their Top 10 serious and willful violations. Within those Top 10 categories were over 35,000 violations – yikes. When a violation is determined to be a Willful Violation (considered intentional violations, committed without regard for employee safety), a company can face up to $70,000. For one fine – and that doesn’t take Read more about OSHA Fines Suck. Wellsite Report Doesn’t.[…]

Why Everyone Needs The Cloud

There’s a reason why companies like Netflix, Apple, and even paper-happy Xerox have embraced cloud computing for their businesses: it works. It’s given them the ability to grow faster, manage processes and people more efficiently, and be more accessible to their customers. We’re moving out of the early adopters stage — all industries are embracing Read more about Why Everyone Needs The Cloud[…]

Ready to compete in the age of analytics?

As we’ve met more companies and gotten to know their processes, the same question comes up: Is your company utilizing analytics? The answer varies from company to company but there is a consistent pattern to all their answers. While many companies are using some kind of analytics, they’re not using the right analytics; or worse, they aren’t Read more about Ready to compete in the age of analytics?[…]

Millennials are coming, and you need to prepare

As the only millennial in the WSR office, I get it — us millennials get a bad reputation in the workplace. But it’s closing in on the time when companies (and yes, even oil companies) need to embrace the millennial worker. In fact, you have fewer than three years to accept that millennials are here Read more about Millennials are coming, and you need to prepare[…]

Digital Services are for Everyone – Even You

Strategy firm Clareo and the Kellogg Innovation Network (KIN) reported on the E&P industry and its growing desire to create new digital solutions to increase production and reduce costs. Their paper, “The Oil & Gas Industry’s New Normal: Rethinking Innovation Priorities in the Age of Low Prices,” encourages the fast growth of innovation, commenting that Read more about Digital Services are for Everyone – Even You[…]

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