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How Automation Is Changing the Oil & Gas Industry

Posted by Brett Long on Feb 4, 2019 11:10:47 AM

The oil and gas industry is going through a massive digital transformation in 2019. This transformation is being driven by multiple trends in technology and the broader economy. First, take a step back to look at the health of the industry.

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Topics: Energy & Utilities, Mobile Technology

How Greenewable Solar Brings Solar Power to Pakistan with Mobile Forms

Posted by Nancy Vodicka on Sep 21, 2018 10:40:44 AM

There are many benefits to solar energy; it’s a clean, renewable energy source and often more cost effective. In a country like Pakistan, where energy costs twice as much as in the U.S., reducing energy costs by installing a solar energy system is a major benefit for businesses and residential clients.

Greenewable Solar is a solar EPC company, “which means we do the engineering, construction and procurement of solar plants for the residential, agricultural, and rural sectors,” said Shazim Chhapra, CEO of Greenewable Solar.

The company is based and operates across Pakistan, and has completed over 750 solar installations. Projects range from ground mounted and rooftop solar systems for residential and commercial clients, to agricultural solar installations and rural electrification.

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Topics: Energy & Utilities, Mobile Forms

How to Use Digital Forms to Collect Better Data in the Energy Industry

Posted by Brett Long on May 16, 2018 9:02:00 AM

“We did not know about the problem.”

As a manager in the energy industry, you want to avoid saying that to your peers and the public. When you are unaware of problems and issues in your organization, you may appear incompetent to the public and your peers. Ouch! How do you avoid the embarrassment of being surprised by problems like electrical failures or broken pumps?

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Topics: Energy & Utilities

3 Practical Strategies for Improving Utility Project Effectiveness

Posted by Brett Long on Apr 24, 2018 12:21:17 PM

Utility projects require major investments of time and money. What if you could improve productivity by 1% or 5% on a multi-million dollar project? Those benefits will be worth pursuing, especially if you increase your team’s capabilities along the way. Digital forms make it possible.

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Topics: Energy & Utilities

Natural Gas Data Collection: 5 Methods to Boost Your Results

Posted by Brett Long on Apr 17, 2018 12:17:10 PM

Every year, managers and regulators push more forms, reports and other paperwork onto the natural gas industry. Keeping up with these requirements quickly starts to feel overwhelming. You know these requirements have to be met, but how can you do it without using up your entire workday?

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Topics: Energy & Utilities