The Global Petroleum Show is an annual meeting place for leaders in the global oil and gas industry. Since 1968, GPS has been heralded as one of the largest energy events bringing together global producers, EPC’s, service companies, and suppliers to highlight the latest market and technology trends in the industry.With cyber security concerns on the rise, the Global Petroleum Show has taken to highlighting cyber security information specifically for industrial and SCADA security professionals seeking to shore up their assets against the impending threat.
This year, Cimation’s Austin Scott, Project Services and Delivery Manager, delivered a presentation entitled “Reducing Energy Opportunity Cost through Industrial Cyber Security” at the annual Global Petroleum Show in Calgary. In this presentation, he discusses how the advent of energy extraction systems like SAGD and fracking has transformed the Oil and Gas industry from its substantial capital investment and high–risk legacy into an on–demand manufacturing process. Furthermore, the next 20 years of energy extraction will take producers into increasingly remote and hostile environments. In order to maintain a competitive edge, energy companies must look to learn from the manufacturing industry where they can harness new technologies to optimize their processes and improve efficiency.Read More