Original story by Matthew V. Veazey, Rigzone Staff | Thursday, May 05, 2016 As technologically advanced as the offshore oil and gas industry has become, in many cases it relies on something that originated in ancient China: paper. Some offshore firms still use paper forms to track field-based information such as employee payroll time sheets, vendor invoices, crew
From early June 2014 when the price of oil was over $100 until now, the oilfield has seen its share of changes. Bankruptcies and price, wage, job and cost cuts are found all over the headlines. One thing is certain, more changes are on the way.   In times like these, in our day to

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We all face too many distractions, too much work, too many things fighting for our attention. The harder a product is to use, the less valuable it is perceived to be. Products must be intuitive, both in understanding and usage. Nothing kills value in software like complexity.  Most clients won’t make a career out of

Nobody is Buying!

If I had a dollar for every time I heard a sales professional say “nobody is buying”, let’s face it, I would be writing this blog from an island. The truth is… nobody buys anything unless there is value. Second, nobody buys unless there is a relationship. The reason a sales professional would say nobody

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Human beings are creatures of habit.  Human beings HATE to change.  H-A-T-E to change.   In a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association in April 2013 as reported on by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, patients that had suffered a heart attack, stroke or other major cardiac event were counseled on three
Company announces plans to release new product at NOEW   MADISONVILLE, Louisiana (March 11, 2016) – Cleargistix LLC is celebrating its fifth year in business this month and recently announced it will commemorate this milestone by debuting a brand new software product. “Our company is very unique in that we have been in business five
Cleargistix turns 5 years old this month and my, what a journey! I formed the company under the name NecesSea to digitally integrate the offshore oilfield. It was my dream to take decades of offshore logistics intelligence and build a software tool that would help bring efficiencies and cost savings to the industry as a

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In our ever more regulated and controlled business environment, it is easy to get ourselves in a position where we “can’t see the forest for the trees.” We are all so concerned about achieving certain metrics, passing audits, surviving inspections, filling out applications, completing permits, holding meeting and the many things that can, at times,