A low cost of energy development has slowed adoption of technology ©  Anton Petrus/Getty Images
A low cost of energy development has slowed adoption of technology © Anton Petrus/Getty Images

Digital tech 'imperative' to Middle East oil sector recovery

Will Green is news editor of Supply Management
2 June 2020

Digital solutions will be imperative in the Middle East’s oil and gas sector to improve cost efficiency and help the industry make a comeback following the coronavirus crisis.

In a report by Gulf Intellience examining how Covid-19 will affect the take-up of technology, contributors said the region had been a “very slow adopter” due to an already low cost of energy development. But low oil prices and Covid-19 meant “incentives are changing”.

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