“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new” Socrates
The attached article was recently written by e-Frac® to explain what we consider to be the stages of shale development. The oilfield thought that it had got used to turbulent times, but this one looks to be a real game-changer for oilfield personnel!
The Oil & Gas industry for too long has (wrongly) assumed that people will recognize the value of what we provide. “Blue Sky Thinking” in Science and Engineering are going to be critical in finding better solutions and not squandering the opportunity that we have now been given. Automation will help speed up the innovation process, but brilliant minds will still be required to provide the answers….. oh and don’t forget the reservoir!