Intelligent wells and Smart Fields concept have recently been applied in some assets Shell as a solution to increase production, reduce deferment and increase recovery. Smart Field can however only be fully utilized if the three main elements fully integrate, technology, process and resources.

However Smart Fields is not only about automation. It is about making available the three key ingredients needed to efficiently operate any piece of equipment: reliable performance data, an integrated suite of tools to turn these data to information and operational advisories and a cadre of appropriately skilled professionals that use the information to make the right decisions.

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