It’s clear COVID-19 is having a profound impact on the cornerstone industries of our economy.
Regardless of the industry they operate in, all firms will need to plan to anticipate the shape of recovery and prepare for the next normal. This is particularly complex for the energy industry. With global lockdowns cutting demand and social distancing measures set to impact ways of working for the foreseeable future, how should oil companies adapt their operations to protect and create jobs for the future?
For several years, it’s been widely accepted that technology is the way forward for oil and gas. Due to the pandemic, it is likely social distancing will become standard practice for years, meaning firms should invest in automation technologies now, to allow for improved remote working in the future.
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Source: Energy Digital