Hurdles remain for service-supply sector use of e-commerce

It has taken a while, but the oil and gas industry's service and supply sector has reached a plateau regarding its use of-and comfort level with-electronic-commerce (e-commerce).For the electronic buying and selling of goods and services via the internet to continue to develop, certain restraints need to be addressed.These were some of the findings from a survey conducted by the consultant Spears & Associates Inc. (S&A), Tulsa. S&A partner Kurt Minnich told a Mar. 1 Society of Petroleum Engineers' luncheon that, in the service and supply sector, e-commerce is emerging from a period of disillusionment, where both buyer and seller held misconceptions about each other's role with...

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