Category Archives for Technology in the Industry

#010: Field Tools Transforming the Oil & Gas Industry

Thanks to technology advances, automation, and remote tracking are simplifying the way those in the field and the back office work together, creating more efficient companies that are safer, more agile and getting profitable faster.

On today’s episode, Phil Sherwood talks with Greg Archbald, CEO of Greasebook and Ken Sigmon, Marketing Manager for Blue Tick, Inc. They discuss the changing landscape for those in the field in the oil and gas industry and their respective applications and automation offerings.

Here are some of the things you can look forward to in this episode: 

• How to simplify how the back-end office gets data from the field
• How automation is coming down the pike in the oil and gas industry
• Why remote tracking in the field is making everyone safer
• How robotics could change the landscape for pumpers and more in the field

Connect with Greg Archbald
Bio: Greg Archbald, founder of GreaseBook, graduated from the Honors College at the University of Oklahoma in 2005 where he received a dual degree in Energy Management and Finance. In 2010, Greg was invited to attend ESADE’s Global MBA program on scholarship in Barcelona, Spain, ranked by both Financial Times and Business Week as one of the top international business schools in the world.

While attending ESADE, Greg was introduced to some of the mobile industry’s brightest mobile app design and development specialists. By combining their knowledge with the exposure he gained from working at his family’s business, SSI, Greg immediately recognized how much the owners of oil & gas operating companies stand to profit from mobile apps in the form of increased oil production and awareness of the employee efforts that directly affect the bottom line.

Connect with Ken Sigmon
Bio: Ken Sigmon is the Sales and Marketing Manager for Bluetick Inc.  Bluetick provides innovative cloud-based full end to end remote monitoring solutions for the upstream and midstream oil and gas industry.  He received his MBA from Wake Forest University and undergraduate degrees from Guilford College, B.A.Sc in Management and Guilford Technical Community College, AAS in Electronics Engineering Technology.  He spent twenty-seven years in the semiconductor industry working for Analog Devices (Sensors and Measurement) and RF Micro Devices now Qorvo (RF Telemetry) prior to making a change into the oil and gas industry utilizing his MBA education in strategic business development roles.

#009: Nine Productivity Tech Tools to Transform Your Office

Growing and running a business in the 21st century, no matter what industry you’re in, requires knowing a little bit of everything, while still specializing in what makes your business so successful.

If that wasn’t enough, throw in the technicality of the oil and gas industry, the ups and downs and regulation changes, and you’ve inherited the role of 10 people, and that’s just during business hours.

On today’s episode learn about 9 productivity/organization + communication tech tools that make automating your office a breeze.

Here are some of the things you can look forward to in this episode:

• The best app for communication among all departments (in office and in the field)
• How to stop mindless data entry
• The best free alternative to Office (that never has to be saved!)
• How to watch your company’s PR image

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Tools mentioned on this episode:
Google Suite
Google Alerts

Connect with Mallory Schlabach
Mallory is the marketing strategist and customer happiness expert at SherWare, Inc. We specialize in oil and gas accounting software for operators, accountants, and investors to help you simplify distributions and manage investments. Find out more about us at SherWare, Inc.

#006: How Technology + Automation Improves the Oil & Gas Industry with Corey Scott

Technology is the future for every industry in the world, and the oil and gas industry is no different.

On today’s episode, Corey Scott,  and Phil talk about how EnergyLink helps operators and royalty partners get paid faster with fewer disputes and simplifying the communication by looking at the data.

Here are some of the things you can look forward to in this episode:
  • Find out how RedDog systems got its name
  • Hear how developers actually develop software for the industry
  • Find out how to use EnergyLink to get paid faster by your partners with fewer disputes
  • Find out where data exchange is going in the future
  • How automation is changing the landscape for oil and gas businesses no matter the market conditions
  • Get the inside scoop to what’s next for EnergyLink and its customers

Dive into this episode that will change how you think about technology in your business.

Connect with Corey Scott and Red Dog Systems, Inc. 

Corey Scott currently serves as the U.S Sales Director at Red Dog Systems, Inc., a Calgary based software company that provides cloud-based solutions to customers involved in Joint Interest Billing, Revenue accounting and Owner Relations. Prior to joining Red Dog Systems in 2008, Corey worked at ConocoPhillips, helping to implement and manage the company’s Joint Venture accounting software products. He is a graduate of Oklahoma State University, where he received his Bachelors Degree in Finance.


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