SERVICE ORIENTED ARCHITECTURES-1: Web service standards provide access to real-time E&P operations data

Due to the high degree of diversity in which real-time operations and production data are stored and distributed within BP PLC-indeed, within almost any large oil company today-E&P professionals who carry out similar activities in different assets or business units must access data in distinctly different ways.Therefore, any attempt to implement a “standard” application requires IT personnel to have intimate know-ledge of the underlying data sources in every asset. Scale up and rapid adoption across multiple assets of either new or proven digital technologies is extremely difficult as well due to disparate IT architectures.The challenges and complexities caused by lack of ...

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