As shocking as it might seem, for the first time in decades the U.S. is an energy superpower. According to the International Energy Agency, by 2016 the U.S. will surpass Saudi Arabia and Russia to become the world’s largest oil producer. But, fracking remains a suboptimum process making operators leave billions behind. Enter Prescriptive Analytics and its ability to combine insights videos, images, sounds, texts and numbers to help improve production performance from unconventional plays.
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Ayata CEO Atanu Basu and D-Wave Systems CEO Vern Brownell explain prescriptive analytics and quantum computing on Bloomberg Television’s “Taking Stock.” Atanu describes the basic elements of prescriptive analytics and a couple of practical applications in different industries.
Computer technology is nothing new in the $6 trillion global oil and gas business. For decades, energy giants like Exxon, Chevron, and Royal Dutch Shell have been running seismic records through supercomputers to figure out where to drill. Billions have been spent on high performance computing (HPC) resources to bolster oil exploration and extraction.
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