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17 Mar 2020, Blog, Press Releases

A Statement from SFC Energy about the Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19)

SIMARK’s commitment to health and safety is integral to our business. It’s how we ensure the well-being of our team members and customers, each and every day.

In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we’re taking additional measures to keep everyone safe and remain open for business to support our customers.

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08 Oct 2019, Blog

Oilfield evolution - Rod pump controls key to recovery rates

In the last 50 years, the energy industry has seen only modest improvements in primary recovery rates from wells — a source of frustration for many a CEO. In the 1970s, primary recovery rates were about one percent. Today, those rates have increased to just 10 percent. Experts say one part of the solution to this lackluster improvement in yield is approaching the problem with ‘intelligence.’

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28 Mar 2019, Blog

Cash for compliance: Methane reduction incentives in Alberta

There’s no question that upstream oil and gas companies are under increased pressure due to new emissions reduction regulations like those found in Directive 60. In Alberta, the provincial government is offering financial incentives to offset some of the cost of compliance, providing financial incentives for energy-efficient repairs and equipment upgrades.

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23 Jan 2019, Blog

New year, brave new world: Industry 4.0 trends for four industries in 2019 (Part 2)

(Part two of a two-part series)

Analysts say we’re in the midst of a fourth industrial revolution – Industry 4.0. The third industrial revolution brought us computer and automation advances. The fourth is all about the connection of digital and physical technologies, including robotics, the Internet of Things, cloud computing, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, and more.

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