One Million By One Million Blog, Sep 10th 2015
– Luca Scagliarini: There’s another use case is risk management, which applies to not only oil and gas, but also to any corporation. Companies in the oil and gas sector have a very peculiar situation. Their assets are distributed geographically in many different areas. Most of them are dangerous areas. In addition, they have thousands of customers and employees. Being able to protect these assets is an important task for them. Protecting means to be informed at any moment in time about what’s happening in any geography. I’m not talking only about wild attacks. For example, there may be a flood that is disrupting the main road that goes from your production facility in Azerbaijan to where you need to ship the oil. It might not be a piece of news that makes CNN. Maybe if you’re not informed in real-time, you might end up delaying your production.