May 2003

Information Technology

Consider portable data transfer over satellite

Recent advances make this a viable technology for access to and from remote locations

Sherrard, B., Roadpost Inc.

Need for communications in remote locations is an especially pressing concern for workers in the resource and processing industries. While cellular and land-based telecom services can deliver all the connectivity needed in populated regions, harsh environmental conditions can hamper the ability to establish reliable and secure connections through these more traditional means. Satellite communications represent a viable technology for access to and from remote locations including exploration activities, refineries and processing plants. While considerable benefits can be gained by having file transfer capability and voice

Log in to view this article.

Not Yet A Subscriber? Here are Your Options.

1) Start a FREE TRIAL SUBSCRIPTION and gain access to all articles in the current issue of Hydrocarbon Processing magazine.

2) SUBSCRIBE to Hydrocarbon Processing magazine in print or digital format and gain ACCESS to the current issue as well as to 3 articles from the HP archives per month. $399 for an annual subscription*.

3) Start a FULL ACCESS PLAN SUBSCRIPTION and regain ACCESS to this article, the current issue, all past issues in the HP Archive, the HP Process Handbooks, HP Market Data, and more. $1,995 for an annual subscription.  For information about group rates or multi-year terms, contact J'Nette Davis-Nichols at Jnette.Davis-Nichols@GulfEnergyInfo.com or +1 713.520.4426*.

*Access will be granted the next business day.

Related Articles

From the Archive

Comments

Comments

{{ error }}
{{ comment.comment.Name }} • {{ comment.timeAgo }}
{{ comment.comment.Text }}