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“Digitization coupled with domain knowledge is essential in helping to man- age the information overload and make sense of the data.

Digitization is also a core ele- ment that will help to better manage the loss of experi- enced workers going forward.

It keeps information, knowl- edge and experience available to a larger audience.”

Photo: DNV GL

World Energy @ a Glance

When asked to identify world regions that are most vibrant today, Elisabeth

Tørstad, CEO, DNV GL - Oil & Gas, said: • North America has great potential.

You have a competent and experienced workforce; you have the availability of drilling rigs and steel; and you have the resources to pursue the conven- tional and unconventional plays. • Norway continues to be an offshore upstream player. • There is still a big question mark about the European Union’s gas strat- egy. The EU has a huge potential to have a very cost-ef? cient energy sys-

Thrustmaster’s line of Z-drive azimuthing thrusters are trusted to endure the demanding tem with a combination of renewables

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