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Better data, better value operations, says GE Oil & Gas

Monitoring and diagnostics is a fast-evolving part of the oil and gas industry, and one which is becoming crucial for asset optimisation, writes Hasan Dandashly from GE Oil & Gas

The global oil and gas industry faces numerous technical challenges. Chief among them is the need for advanced technology solutions that enable oil and gas producers to get the most out of existing natural resources. At the same time, operators are trying to get the most performance and profitability out of their installed fleet by lowering their lifecycle costs for operations and maintenance. Monitoring and diagnostics (M&D) has been part of the industry for more than a decade, evolving significantly in that time, so that the technology plays an increasingly vital role. Integrated with traditional oil and gas services, it is a key enabler for asset optimisation. Services themselves ha

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