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The Oil & Gas RFID Solution Group (OGR) is the most recognized collaborative group of subject matter experts in this industry. The group is supported by the world’s largest oil companies and serves as a cornerstone for technology and standards development around RFID within the oil and gas sector. This extensive influence and expertise affords the OGR with a unprecedented ability to build fundamental technology and business roadmap, for any oil and gas organization, that are the foundation for a successful step forward within RFID.

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Radio Frequency Identification for the Oil-Field


Hydraulic Fracturing
Learn about how RFID is being used to provide improved inventory visibility, quality control, and maintenance in the Hydraulic Fracturing industry.
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Subsea
Learn how RFID is being used in the subsea both by ROVs and divers to retrieve critical product information under low visibility conditions that would not otherwise permit product identification.
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Drill Collars
Learn about how RFID is being used to streamline maintenance and improve product integrity during drilling.
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PERSONNEL TRACKING
Personnel Tracking
Learn about how RFID is being used to monitor location and emergency conditions of oil field personnel on oil platforms, in refineries, and other locations.
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RISERS
Risers
Learn about how RFID is being used to improve overhaul activities for risers.
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REMOTE WORKER
Remote Worker
Learn about how RFID is being used to improve the safety of workers operating in remote areas of the oil field, including artic regions, mountainous regions, and the desert.
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Drill Pipe
Learn about how RFID is being used to validate pipe specification and control drill-string configuration on onshore and offshore rigs.
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MUSTERING
Mustering
Learn about how RFID is being used to improve mustering and evacuation on production platforms, in refineries, and other oil field facilities.
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Casing
Learn about how RFID is being used to track casing tubulars both at the well and within the laydown yard.
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Extreme Conditions
Learn about how RFID is being used and designed for The extreme conditions of the oil field, including high temperatures, high pressures, and extreme impact.
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Flanges
Learn about how RFID is being used to monitor fugitive emissions, improve worker efficiency, and control quality inspections.
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High Value Equipment
Learn about how RFID is being used for tracking high-value equipment and enabling more effective maintenance and quality control activities.
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Oil and Gas Software
Oil and Gas software is used in exploration, production, warehouse management, well services, plant maintenance, and across all aspects of its upstream, midstream, and downstream operations.
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RFID Asset Tracking
RFID Asset Tracking can enable product visibility from cradle to grave through two distinct functional capabilities.
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Oil and Gas Solutions
For more information on how to build oil and gas solutions using wireless, RTLS, and RFID technology visit our technology procurement section.
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Oil and Gas Safety
Oil companies are dedicated to assuring the oil and gas safety of all their workers by incorporating comprehensive and strict Health, Safety, Security and Environment (HSSE) protocols that are supported by safety equipment and technology systems.
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Benefits Fuel RFID Deployments

Industry News

Benefits Fuel RFID Deployments

Posted on 07 June 2013

The Oil & Gas RFID Solution Group members recently collaborated with RFID Journal on a feature article on RFID technology for the oil and gas industry in the March/April 2013 issue of RFID Journal . Group members Patrick King, Sam Falsafi, and Konrad Konarski, contributed their expertise and shared interesting case studies and best practices... continue » Continue Reading

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Wireless Technology in America | RFID America

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Wireless Technology in America | RFID America

Posted on 01 February 2013

RFID and Wireless Technology is becoming a pervasive tool to enhance operations and improve safety of the oil and gas industry. The Oil & Gas RFID Solution Groups has supported the roll-out of these systems for companies operating offshore in the Gulf of Mexico in the United States, the Santos Basin in Brazil, onshore across... continue » Continue Reading

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Wireless Technology in Asia | RFID Asia

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Wireless Technology in Asia | RFID Asia

Posted on 01 February 2013

Asia provides a diverse ecosystem of countries several of which are emerging as important Oil & Gas producers. The regions growth in both conventional and unconventional exploration and production is providing a growing demand for technologies that can provide enhanced safety, equipment visibility, and improved operation. The Oil & Gas Solution Group  (OGR) provides dedicated... continue » Continue Reading

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Wireless Technology Middle East | RFID Middle East

Industry News

Wireless Technology Middle East | RFID Middle East

Posted on 15 January 2013

Our consortium has recently expanded its permanent presence into the Middle East. In collaboration with King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Umm Al-Qura University  and several industry recognized professionals, the OGR has actively begun working with local partners and educational institutions to support the development of Wireless and RFID technology within the region. We are working with... continue » Continue Reading

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Oil-Field Material Management using RFID

Expert Opinions

Oil-Field Material Management using RFID

Posted on 14 January 2013

Shell Oil stages items that include Risers, Bushings, Stud Tensioners, Running Tools, and other field products across its Terminal Yards. Upon demand these components are loaded onto barges and moved into the sea port, for preparation to be shipped to offshore rigs. When requesting a field product a “Material Shipment Request Form” is issued to... continue » Continue Reading

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RFID ESSENTIALS WORKSHOP

Industry News

RFID ESSENTIALS WORKSHOP

Posted on 12 December 2012

RFID ESSENTIALS: TECHNOLOGICAL FUNDAMENTALS, SMART SENSOR & REMOTE MONITORING, AND THE VALUE CASE FOR RFID March 4, 5, 6, 2013 • Pittsburgh, PA Pittsburgh Marriott City Center OVERVIEW This three day seminar will focus on how RFID and smart sensor technologies are being used to support personnel safety, asset management, drilling, well servicing, and other application cases. Each one-day course... continue » Continue Reading

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