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The Digital Oilfield: Connected Technologies Driving Efficiency


As the world continues to embrace digital transformation, the oil and gas industry is not left behind. The advent of the Digital Oilfield, powered by Connected Technologies, is revolutionizing the sector, driving Efficiency, and enhancing productivity. One such technology that is making a significant impact is FAT FINGER, a digital workflow procedure builder that empowers front-line teams to do their work correctly every time.

Understanding the Digital Oilfield

The Digital Oilfield refers to the application of advanced software, hardware, and data analysis techniques to enhance the profitability and Efficiency of oil and gas operations. It involves the integration of various technologies such as Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Augmented Reality (AR) to optimize processes, improve safety, and reduce operational costs.

The Role of FAT FINGER in the Digital Oilfield

FAT FINGER plays a crucial role in the Digital Oilfield by providing a platform for creating digital workflows and checklists across safety, maintenance, and operations areas. Its features include a drag & drop workflow builder, mobile & desktop workflows, dashboards, integrations, augmented reality, IoT device connectivity, and AI coaching.

  • Safety: FAT FINGER solutions include Take 5 Safety, Near miss reporting, JSA/JHA, Risk Assessment, Incident reporting, and Journey report.
  • Operations: Material Inspection, Quality Control, Shift Handover, Facility inspection/Production rounds, Line Changeover, and Field ticket are some of the operations solutions provided by FAT FINGER.
  • Maintenance: FAT FINGER offers solutions such as Work Order Checklist, Truck inspection checks, Mobile Asset Inspection, Shutdown/Turnaround form, Preventive maintenance inspection, and Predictive Maintenance.

How Connected Technologies Drive Efficiency

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Connected Technologies in the Digital Oilfield offer numerous benefits that drive Efficiency in oil and gas operations. Here are some ways these technologies enhance Efficiency:

  • Real-time data: Connected Technologies provide real-time data, enabling quick decision-making and proactive problem-solving.
  • Automation: Automation of routine tasks reduces human error and increases productivity.
  • Predictive maintenance: IoT and AI can predict equipment failures, allowing for timely maintenance and reducing downtime.
  • Improved safety: Digital workflows and checklists, like those provided by FAT FINGER, ensure safety procedures are followed, reducing the risk of accidents.

Case Study: FAT FINGER in Action

A case study of a leading oil and gas company illustrates the impact of FAT FINGER. The company was struggling with inefficient paper-based processes and a lack of real-time data. After implementing FAT FINGER, they were able to digitize their workflows, resulting in a 30% increase in operational Efficiency and a significant reduction in safety incidents.


The Digital Oilfield, powered by Connected Technologies, is transforming the oil and gas industry, driving Efficiency, and enhancing productivity. FAT FINGER, with its digital workflow procedure builder, is at the forefront of this transformation, empowering teams to work more efficiently and safely. As the industry continues to evolve, embracing these technologies will be key to staying competitive.

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